Girl in the Shadows
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Homosexuality; Legal guardianship; Family member death; Family violence; death of birth parents; lesbian; abusive family; grandparents raising grandchild
After the death of her parents, April Taylor flees north to take a job looking after Mrs. Westington's deaf granddaughter, Echo, until the arrival of the girl's mother and her drug-dealing boyfriend puts both girls' lives in deadly danger.
grandparents as parents; teenage girls; orphans; abuse; identity
Andrews, V. C., "Girl in the Shadows" (2006). DIVerse Families. 695.