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Quicksand : a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives
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Published:
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012, c2009.
Format:
Book
Edition:
1st pbk. ed.
Physical Desc:
103 pages ; 20 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 7.4 - AR Pts: 2
Rating:
7.8.
Status:
Cane Ridge High - Teen Non-Fiction
616.97 QUI
Description
"An accessible, informative, insider's view, this book reminds readers that there is still a long way to go." - Kirkus ReviewsWeaving together her own story with straightforward questions and answers, the author explains the real ways that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted and explores the common experiences and emotions that might be encountered by friends and family members of someone who has the virus. She also discusses why HIV/AIDS is often still kept a secret and the importance of treating this condition like any other. With up-to-date medical information that has been thoroughly vetted by experts, this first-person narrative offers an invaluable look at what it is like to watch someone you know battle HIV/AIDS. Back matter includes a glossary, a bibliography, resources for further information, and an index.
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616.97 QUI
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780763660697 :
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 7.4, 2 Points

Notes

Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 95-98) and index.
Description
The author explores the emotions and feelings of friends and family members of someone who has been diagnosed with the HIV virus, and discusses medical information and the importance of receiving treatment immediately.
Target Audience
7.8.
Target Audience
5-8,Follett Library Resources.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG,7.4,2.0,134710,275.
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APA Citation (style guide)

(20122009). Quicksand: a true story of HIV/AIDS in our lives. 1st pbk. ed. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

20122009. Quicksand: A True Story of HIV/AIDS in Our Lives. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Quicksand: A True Story of HIV/AIDS in Our Lives. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 20122009.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Quicksand: A True Story of HIV/AIDS in Our Lives. 1st pbk. ed. Somerville, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 20122009. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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