Dutton Children’s Books, 1995


Secrets is a 32-page color, photo-illustrated hardcover picture book for children aged three to seven. The 4 main characters (2 girls, 2 boys) are in the same second grade classroom that is keeping a secret from the teacher. We see the secrets they share; the ones they keep to themselves and those that make them happy, sad, worried and silly before they surprise the teacher with their secret for her at the end of the book.


“Marvelous photographs” (Young Children); “a new layer of understanding” (Booklist); “sure to strike a chord with the intended audience” (School Library Journal).


Hardcover is out of print

Not available, except through sources for used books or new copies from stores that have not sold all their copies yet