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Holly's Secret

Title

Holly's Secret

Authors

Nancy Garden

Publisher

Farrar Straus Giroux

Pages

144 pages

Publication Year

2000

ISBN

9780374332730

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; same-sex parents; two mothers

Annotation

When she starts middle school, eleven-year-old Holly decides to become sophisticated and feminine, change her name to Yvette, and hide the fact that her two moms are lesbians.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Family Formation

lesbian mothers

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

female/female

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

identity; schools; prejudice; fitting in

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Holly's Secret

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