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Dark Silence

Title

Dark Silence

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780449704189

Pages

186 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

father and step mother

Awards

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

Keywords

child abuse; friendship; biking; suicide

Diversity Impact

direct

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