Happy Families by Tanita S. Davis

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Teenage twins Ysabel and Justin Nicholas are lucky. Ysabel's jewelry designs have already caught the eyes of the art world and Justin's intelligence and drive are sure to gain him entrance into the most prestigious of colleges. They even like their parents. But their father has a secret—one that threatens to destroy the twins' happy family and life as they know it.

Over the course of spring break, Ysabel and Justin will be forced to come to terms with their dad's new life, but can they overcome their fears to piece together their happy family again?


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About Tanita S. Davis

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TANITA S. DAVIS is the author of the Coretta Scott King Honor Book, Mare's War, and A La Carte. She lives in Scotland with her husband.






Author Residence: Glasgow, Scotland.





Author Hometown: California
 
Published May 8, 2012 by Knopf Books for Young Readers. 242 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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In a compassionate family drama, twins Ysabel and Justin struggle with the revelation that their father has begun living as a woman.

Mar 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Happy Families

Boston.com

The movie is long and uniquely bad, the last of Stephenie Meyer's four books ......
melodrama, and it's as manipulative as anything Bette Davis ever starred in. .....
the review in which I'm supposed to report that it has finally happened: Pixar has ...

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Youth Services Book Review

Happy Families is about a family, especially two teenagers, struggling to accept the father’s trangender lifestyle.

Jun 18 2012 | Read Full Review of Happy Families

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