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The Resource Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous

Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous

Label
Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives
Title
Quicksand
Title remainder
a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives
Statement of responsibility
Anonymous
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One day I found out that someone I know -- my brother-in-law, jay -- had HIV/AIDS. At the moment I heard his diagnosis, I realized that I had stepped into the quicksand of a new and terrible world -- and I was sinking fast."-P. [4] of cover
Summary
A first-person narrative discusses how the author's brother-in-law was diagnosed with AIDS and his battle with the disease, explaining how HIV is transmitted, and describing the emotions people feel when a loved one has the virus
Writing style
Awards note
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
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10158533
Cataloging source
YDXCP
Dewey number
616.97/92
Index
index present
Intended audience
"Ages 10 and up"--P. [4] of cover
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
HIV/AIDS in our lives
Label
Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98) and index
Contents
Why I wrote this book: the still hidden world of HIV/AIDS in America -- Quicksand: Jay's diagnosis -- False fears: ways the virus is not spread -- Trapped by stigma: keeping Jay's secret -- Hit by a ton of bricks: the emotional toll -- Slowly stealing life: Jay's treatment and side effects -- Lifelines: still be a friend -- Many small deaths: Jay's final days -- Vision of hope: another family story
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
103 p.
Isbn
9780763660697
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809616029
  • (OCoLC)ocn809616029
Label
Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives, Anonymous
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98) and index
Contents
Why I wrote this book: the still hidden world of HIV/AIDS in America -- Quicksand: Jay's diagnosis -- False fears: ways the virus is not spread -- Trapped by stigma: keeping Jay's secret -- Hit by a ton of bricks: the emotional toll -- Slowly stealing life: Jay's treatment and side effects -- Lifelines: still be a friend -- Many small deaths: Jay's final days -- Vision of hope: another family story
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st pbk. ed.
Extent
103 p.
Isbn
9780763660697
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)809616029
  • (OCoLC)ocn809616029

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