The Other Side of Dark
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Single parent; Step parent; Interracial; Family member death; single father; step father; death of a mother, death of a father; death of parents; interracial relationship
Since losing both of her parents, fifteen-year-old Katie can see and talk to ghosts, which makes her a loner until fellow student Law sees her drawing of a historic house and together they seek a treasure rumored to be hidden there by illegal slave-traders.
step father, mother and father
girl and boy
Black / White
Agatha Award, 2010, Winner, Best Childrens/YA; Massachusetts Book Award, 2011, Winner, Young Adult
ghost stories; paranormal fiction; race relations; dating; orphans; Boston; ghosts; supernatural
Smith, Sarah, "The Other Side of Dark" (2011). DIVerse Families. 788.