Life has just become very complicated for seventeen-year-old Katie; her father walked out a year ago, her mother is stressed out, her brother is a "special needs" teenager, and she is caring for the maternal grandmother she has never met, who is suffering from Alzheimer's--and Katie has a secret of her own that she cannot reveal.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Separation; Single parent; Homosexuality; separated parents; single mother; lesbian; same sex relationship; lesbian teenager
Carnegie Medal, 2017, Short List, Children's Book
Lancashire County Library Children's Book of the Year, 2017, Short List
Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2017, Honor, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
Young Adult Book Prize, 2016, Short List, Young Adult Fiction
Alzheimer's Disease; brothers and sisters; England; families; family secrets; family life; grandmothers; secrets; mothers and daughters
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