DIVerse Families
 
A Safe Place

Title

A Safe Place

Authors

Maxine Trottier

Illustrator

Judith Friedman

Publisher

A. Whitman

Pages

24 pages

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780807572122

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Family violence; physical abuse; abusive father; abused child

Annotation

To escape her father's abuse, Emily and her mother come to a shelter where they find a safe place to stay with other women and children in similar circumstances. At night, a little girl and her mother seek safety from an abusive daddy by going to a safe place, the white house on the hill.

Grade Level

K-3, 3-5

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

women and children's shelter; safe place

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

A Safe Place

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