Silver award winner in the Young Adult Fiction – Historical/Cultural category of the Moonbeam Children’s Books Awards
Finalist for the Midwest Book Awards in the YA Fiction category
Winner of the IBPA Ben Franklin Award for Teen Fiction
A NOTE FOR TEACHERS AND OTHER INTERESTED READERS:
A companion guide for this book (which includes photographs, discussion questions, read-alikes, and resources for further exploration) can be found by clicking here.
Praise for Her Mother’s Secret
“Very well-written and a quick read. It would appeal to young women who like to read coming-of-age stories, and fans of historical fiction…Prejudice against Jewish Americans, the death of young children, and strains within the family are woven eloquently throughout the book.” — VOYA
“Features a 15-year-old heroine, but you don’t have to be a teenager to appreciate the detail-rich environment the author creates…Although the historical and cultural backdrop are presented with well-rendered specificity, many of the problems that Sarah and her family deal with are universal.” — Reading the Past
“The background is beautifully realized and captures readers’ fascination for the period. The author shapes Sarah’s character most skillfully of all, illustrating the optimism of youth…A treat written by a fine storyteller.” — Historical Novels Review
Trade Paperback ♦ ISBN 978-0-9831938-7-6 ♦ $14.99
Ebook ♦ ISBN 978-0-9831938-8-3 ♦ $6.99
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JUVENILE FICTION/Historical/United States/19th Century
5.5″ x 8.5″