Gwen, confident her mother who ran away five years earlier is going to return soon and take her to live in France, decides not to make any friends, but her plans fall through when Clara, a new eighth-grader, insists on being friends, and together the two sort out their place with friends, school, and family.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Gay/Lesbian; single father; gay; gay father; same-sex relationship
Our Choice, 2002 Canadian Children's Book Centre
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
mothers and daughters; postcards; friendship; family; free spirit; Canada; France; secrets; abandoned by mother
Withrow, Sarah, "Box Girl" (2001). DIVerse Families. 72.