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The Resource Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton

Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton

Label
Chanda's secrets
Title
Chanda's secrets
Statement of responsibility
Allan Stratton
Title variation
Chandas secrets
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
Summary
Chandra struggles with the deaths of those around her and the shame of being molested as she continues her education and cares for her siblings and friend Esther, amidst the poverty and AIDs epidemic that plague her African homeland
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2004
  • Willow Awards, Snow Willow category, 2005.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
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126440
Cataloging source
NLC
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
Intended audience
590
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
UG
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590
Literary form
novels
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  • 8
  • 12
Reading level
3.7
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True
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53252532
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781550378344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53252532
  • (Sirsi) a823214
Label
Chanda's secrets, Allan Stratton
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm53252532
Dimensions
19 cm
Extent
193 pages
Isbn
9781550378344
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)53252532
  • (Sirsi) a823214

Library Locations

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