Lies We Tell Ourselves
Harlequin Enterprises Limited
In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.
Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Interracial; Race discrimination; Gay/Lesbian; interracial relationship; racism; segregation; lesbians; lesbian teenagers
Black / White
mother and father
Amelia Bloomer List, 2015
Amnesty CILIP Honour, 2016, Winner, Outstanding Writer
Goodreads Choice Award, 2014, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction
Lambda Literary Award, 2015, Finalist, LGBT Children's/Young Adult
school intergration; race relations; high school; harassment; bullying; civil rights; NAACP; hate
Talley, Robin, "Lies We Tell Ourselves" (2014). Diverse Families. 598.