Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Video - Chanda's Secrets

Chanda’s Secrets by Allan Stratton (Ages 14+ ) ...A book of great sorrow and great hope that puts a human face on the AIDS pandemic in sub-Saharan Africa.

“Smart and determined, Chanda is a character whom readers come to care for and believe in, in spite of her almost impossible situation.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“The statistics of the millions infected with HIV/AIDS in southern Africa find a human face in this gripping story of one teenager.”—Booklist, starred review

“The strong, respectful writing makes this crucial and broadly relevant story unfailingly human.” —Kirkus

“It is not only an important book; it is also a good story.” —VOYA

*Michael L. Printz Honor Book for Excellence in YA Literature, ALA *Best Book for Older Readers, Children’s Africana Book Awards *Best Books for Young Adults List, ALA *Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults List, ALA *“Editor's Choice”, Booklist *Top 10 Black History Books for Youth, Booklist

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Published by Annick Press
Distributed by Firefly Books

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