Title Profile & Character Information

Down to the Bone

Annotation
Laura, a seventeen-year-old Cuban American girl, is thrown out of her house when her mother discovers she is a lesbian, but after trying to change her heart and hide from the truth, Laura finally comes to terms with who she is and learns to love and respect herself.

Characters
NameAmores, Laura
GenderFemale
TraitsGay
Cuban American

GenreYoung adult fiction
Allegory
Multicultural
TopicsGay
Lesbians
Friendship
Mothers and daughters
Family conflicts
School
Students
Hispanics
Homosexuality
Life changes
SettingFlorida