Picture Us In The Light
Daniel, a Chinese-American teen, must grapple with his plans for the future, his feelings for his best friend Harry, and his discovery of a family secret that could shatter everything.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Family member death; Language barrier; Poverty; Gay/Lesbian; gay teenager; financial hardship; death of a grandparent; international adoption; different languages
California Book Awards, 2019, Gold, Young Adult
Cybils Awards, 2018, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Los Angeles Times Book Prize, 2018, Finalist, Young Adult Literature
Stonewall Book Award-Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children's and Young Adult Literature Award, 2019, Honor, Children's (Young Adult Literature)
Chinese; illegal parents; loss; unrequited love; suicide; depression; high school; artist; college
Gilbert, Kelly Loy, "Picture Us In The Light" (2018). Diverse Families. 2152.