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Chanda's Secrets

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  • Publisher:
    Annick Press, 2004
    Note: This book was purchased with support from the Government of Canada's Social Development Partnerships Program - Disability Component.

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  • Author: Stratton, Allan
    Date:
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    2004
    Summary:

    Chanda’s mother is not herself, her younger sister is acting out, and her best friend needs help. A powerful story set amid the African HIV/AIDS pandemic. In this sensitive, swiftly paced story, readers will find echoes of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD as Chanda, a 16-year-old, astonishingly perceptive girl living in the small city of Bonang in Africa, must confront the undercurrents of shame and stigma associated with HIV/AIDS. Through his artful style and dramatic storytelling, Allan Stratton captures the enduring strength of loyalty, the profound impact of loss, and a fearlessness that is powered by the heart. Above all, it is a story about living with truth.

    Original Publisher: Toronto, Annick Press
    Language(s): English