Chanda's secrets

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Chanda's secrets

Stratton, Allan.

Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2004.

193 p. ; 19 cm.

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A girl's struggle amid the African AIDS pandemic, Chanda, is an astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang, a fictional city in Southern Africa. When her youngest sister dies, the first hint of HIV/AIDS emerges, Chanda must confront undercurrents of shame and stigma. Not afraid to explore the horrific realities of AIDS, Chanda's Secrets also captures the enduring strength of loyalty, friendship and family ties. Above all, it is a story about the corrosive nature of secrets and the healing power of truth.

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ISBN:

978-1-55037-835-1 (bound)

ISBN:

978-1-55037-834-4 (pbk.)

Dewey Class No:

jC813/.54 22

Author:

Stratton, Allan.

Title:

Chanda's secrets / Allan Stratton.

Publisher:

Toronto ; New York : Annick Press, c2004.

Physical:

193 p. ; 19 cm.

Summary:

A girl's struggle amid the African AIDS pandemic, Chanda, is an astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang, a fictional city in Southern Africa. When her youngest sister dies, the first hint of HIV/AIDS emerges, Chanda must confront undercurrents of shame and stigma. Not afraid to explore the horrific realities of AIDS, Chanda's Secrets also captures the enduring strength of loyalty, friendship and family ties. Above all, it is a story about the corrosive nature of secrets and the healing power of truth.

Subject:

AIDS (Disease)--Africa--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Teenagers and death--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Secrecy--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Shame--Juvenile fiction.

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    $a Place of publication, dist.  New York :
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    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  c2004.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  193 p. ;
    $c Dimensions  19 cm.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  A girl's struggle amid the African AIDS pandemic, Chanda, is an astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang, a fictional city in Southern Africa. When her youngest sister dies, the first hint of HIV/AIDS emerges, Chanda must confront undercurrents of shame and stigma. Not afraid to explore the horrific realities of AIDS, Chanda's Secrets also captures the enduring strength of loyalty, friendship and family ties. Above all, it is a story about the corrosive nature of secrets and the healing power of truth.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  AIDS (Disease)
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    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Teenagers and death
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Secrecy
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Shame
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
852 Holdings   $a Location  HS
    $h Classification part  813 STR
    $p Barcode  30109999999256
    $9 Cost  $19.95

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