DIVerse Families
 
Dark Silence

Title

Dark Silence

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Pages

186 pages

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780449704189

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family member death; Step parent; Family violence; death of a mother; step mother; domestic abuse; abusive parent; rage

Annotation

Randy wanted things to be the way they used to be, but her mother is dead, her father has remarried, they've moved to a new neighborhood and her first friend in it cuts her off for no reason that Randy can figure out.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

father and step mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for Senior High, Twelfth Edition, 1995

Keywords

child abuse; friendship; biking; suicide

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

Dark Silence

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