June 3, 2023
The Secret is a novella that was published in 2006 by Rhiannon Lassiter. It tells the story of a thirteen-year-old girl named April. April has a friend named Lexi, who has recently moved to their town. Lexi has an older sister named Heather, who bullies April and steals her food. April is on the swim team, and one day she meets a girl who she names Charlotte. Charlotte tells April that she can help her swim better, but only if April is willing to give up something very personal to her.