Dirty Laundry: Stories About Family Secrets
June 01, 1998
There are secrets in every family, some that stay hidden for years, and some that bring peace only when brought out in the open. In this collection of 11 original short stories, top YA writers such as Chris Crutcher, Rita Williams-Garcia, M.E. Kerr, Graham Salisbury and Bruce Coville explore the many facets of family secrets some haunting, some funny, and some genuinely unexpected. No matter the tale, each will touch the reader in a place close to home, offering insight into even the most ordinary of families and the secrets that are hidden there. A portion of the royalties of this book are being donated to the National Coalition Against Censorship. Lisa Rowe Fraustino is the author of Grass and Sky and Ash, which Kirkus Review called, A believable portrait of a family in crisis. She lives in Clarke Summit, Pennsylvania.
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