DIVerse Families
 
A Safe Place

Title

A Safe Place

Authors

Maxine Trottier

Illustrator

Judith Friedman

Publisher

A. Whitman

Publication Year

1997

ISBN

9780807572122

Pages

24 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

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

Lexile Measure

540L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother

Keywords

women and children's shelter; safety; abuse shelter; escape; new home; playing; gardening; new school

Diversity Impact

direct

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