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A Clear Spring

Title

A Clear Spring

Authors

Barbara Sjoholm

Publisher

Feminist Press

Publication Year

2002

ISBN

9781558612778

Pages

173 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

While visiting relatives in Seattle, twelve-year-old Willa explores the ethnic diversity of her family and investigates the pollution of a salmon stream.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Divorce; Biracial; Biethnic; Homosexuality; divorced parents; mixed race; biethnic child; lesbian; lesbian adults; lesbian partners; lesbian aunt

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Panamanian American / White

Family Formation

divorced mother and father

LGBTQ+

lesbian females

Keywords

pollution; environmental protection; plane; summer vacation; Seattle, Washington; wildlife; salmon stream; mystery

Diversity Impact

direct

A Clear Spring

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