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Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton

Label
Chanda's secrets
Title
Chanda's secrets
Statement of responsibility
Allan Stratton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
  • Sixteen-year-old Chanda Kabelo has secrets. She loves school and dreams of winning a scholarship one day, but people are dying around her. Everyone is afraid to say why, but Chanda knows: it's because of AIDS
Awards note
  • Michael L. Printz Honor for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2005.
  • Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2005
Cataloging source
NLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stratton, Allan
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grades 7 and up
LC call number
PZ7.S910
LC item number
Cg 2004
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • AIDS (Disease)
  • Teenagers and death
  • Secrecy
  • Shame
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel: Chanda's wars
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
193 p.
Isbn
9780606311564
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53252532
  • (OCoLC)53252532
  • 764400
Label
Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton
Publication
Note
Sequel: Chanda's wars
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
193 p.
Isbn
9780606311564
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm53252532
  • (OCoLC)53252532
  • 764400

Library Locations

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