DIVerse Families
 
Living in Secret

Title

Living in Secret

Authors

Cristina Salat

Publisher

Bantam Books

Pages

183 pages

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780553086706

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Homosexuality; Divorce; step mother; lesbian parent; custody

Annotation

Amelia's mother helps her run away from her father who has custody and establish a new home and identity in San Francisco with her mother's girlfriend.

Grade Level

6-8, 9-12

Family Formation

divorced parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

female/female

Race/Ethnicities

African American / White

Keywords

friendship; secrecy

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Living in Secret

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