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By Melissa Gross

ISBN-10: 0810874431

ISBN-13: 9780810874435

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ISBN-13: 9780810874442

Now not lengthy after changing into public overall healthiness matters within the Nineteen Eighties, HIV and AIDS have been featured in a couple of works of fiction, even though such titles have been written basically for grownup readers. Mirroring the disease's indiscriminate nature, in spite of the fact that, the topic could quickly be included into novels geared toward teens. regardless of a necessity for available details at the topic, it truly is tricky to spot fiction that includes fabric approximately HIV/AIDS, as those books are seldom catalogued for this content material, neither is this content material always stated in released reviews.

In HIV/AIDS in younger grownup Novels: An Annotated Bibliography, the authors deal with this hole via picking out and assessing the entire diversity of younger grownup novels that come with HIV/AIDS content material. This source is created from significant elements. the 1st half summarizes findings from a content material research played on novels written for readers elderly 11-19, released seeing that 1981, and that includes at the least one personality with HIV/AIDS. the second one half is an annotated bibliography of the greater than ninety novels pointed out to be used within the research. every one access within the bibliography comprises an annotation that summarizes the plot and the way HIV/AIDS is depicted within the tale, a sign of the accuracy of the HIV/AIDS content material, a word on how primary HIV/AIDS is to the tale, and an evaluate of the literary caliber of the e-book. This paintings will help readers in accumulating, selecting, comparing, and utilizing those works to teach readers approximately HIV/AIDS.

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1981–2006. Silvey, Anita. 500 Great Books for Teens. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2006. Strobach, Stasis. ” School Libraries Activities Monthly (February 1999): 12–14. Tillapaugh, Meg. ” School Library Journal 39 (May 1993): 22–25. , and Melissa Gross. HIV/AIDS Information for Children: A Guide to Issues and Resources. New York: H. W. Wilson Company, 1996. York, Sherry. Children’s and Young Adults Literature by Latino Writers: A Guide for Librarians, Teachers, Parents, and Students. Worthington, OH: Linworth Publications, 2002.

3 percent) whose gender is unknown. Similarly, more females than males acquire HIV/AIDS through vertical transmission: Twelve females (48 percent), 8 males (32 percent), and 5 (20 percent) persons of unknown gender contract the disease in this way. 2 percent) than for 13 of 216 males (6 percent). “Other” as a cause is distributed equally between males and females, with 1 (50 percent) male and 1 (50 percent) female contracting HIV/AIDS through a neural implant in a science fiction novel. Age This section provides a summary of the cause of infection by age category.

7 percent) cases, the presence of multiple risks and lack of definitive manifest content do not allow a single reason for infection to emerge. 3 percent) of the characters is provided. 3 percent) of the characters, the cause of infection is heterosexual sex. 1 percent) by means of multiple risk factors. 2 percent) cases the cause is heterosexual sex. indb 34 8/19/10 8:32 AM WHO HAS HIV/AIDS AND HOW DID THEY GET IT? 35 are exposed to multiple risk factors. Blood or blood products and “other” causes account for 1 (3 percent) character each.

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