A Place to Call Home
Biracial Anna, 15, is a strong character in search of love & roots following sexual abuse & rejection from her own family. Caring for her two younger siblings after their unreliable mother abandons them, fifteen-year-old Anna discovers the difficulties of trying to be a parent.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Foster care; Kinship care; Family member death; Poverty; Biracial; foster children; foster teenager; foster home; foster family; sister raising siblings; death of a mother; death of a father; impoverished family; biracial teenager
Black / White
sister as a mother; foster mother and father
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2002 Relationships: Friends and Families
family abuse; sisters; abandoned; suicide; Mississippi; social services; dating; secrets
Koller, Jackie French, "A Place to Call Home" (1997). Diverse Families. 668.