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Chanda's Secrets hardcover educational edition by Allan Stratton

Chanda's Secrets hardcover educational edition

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Chanda's Secrets hardcover educational edition by Allan Stratton

Sixteen-year-old Chanda Kabelo, living in sub-Saharan Africa, knows only too well the truth behind the secret people are trying to keep hidden: that all around her people are dying because of AIDS. When her young stepsister dies, Chanda takes charge, organising the funeral for her grief-stricken mother. But Chanda remains a girl like any other, with hopes, worries and secrets of her own. Can she stay strong while helping her family to survive in the face of this tragedy?

About the Author

Allan Stratton is the internationally bestselling and awarded author of Chanda's Secrets, which was made into the Cannes Festival hit Life, Above All. Awards include the Printz Honour Book, two Junior Library Guild selections (US), two Canadian Library Association Best Book Awards, inclusion on the inaugural Pearson Foundation/Writers' Trust Read-for-Your-School list, and a Times Book of the Week. His work has been published in fifteen countries. For more information, please visit his website at

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Publication date

16th January 2006


Allan Stratton

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Longman an imprint of Pearson Education Limited


256 pages


Social issues (Children's / Teenage)
General fiction (Children's / Teenage)



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