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Chanda's secrets

Author: Allan Stratton
Publisher: Toronto : Annick Press, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Jugendbuch
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stratton, Allan.
Chanda's secrets.
Toronto : Annick Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)607507684
Online version:
Stratton, Allan.
Chanda's secrets.
Toronto : Annick Press, ©2004
(OCoLC)609215635
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book, Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Stratton
ISBN: 155037835X 9781550378351 1550378341 9781550378344 0606311564 9780606311564
OCLC Number: 53252532
Notes: Sequel: Chanda's wars.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2005.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
American Library Association / YALSA best books for young adults.
Target Audience: Grades 7 and up.; Young Adult.
Description: 193 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Allan Stratton.

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A young adult novel set in modern Africa tells the story of Chanda, a 16-year-old girl who must confront the realities of HIV/AIDS, as well as the corrosive nature of secrets and the healing power of  Read more...

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[Starred review: ] neither sentimental nor graphics close the personal struggle... The message about overcoming ignorance and shame and confronting the facts is ever-present, but the tense story and Read more...

 
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