World AIDS Day
All these books are available in the Bank Street Library.
Books for Children (Fiction)
Anonymous teenager. (Sparks, B., Ed.). (2005) It happened to Nancy. New York, NY: Avon Books.
A fictional story from the diary of an anonymous teenager.
Call# F A
Atkins, J. (1999). A name on the quilt: a story of remembrance. New York, NY: Atheneum.
A family reminisces while gathered together to make a panel for the AIDS Memorial Quilt in memory of a beloved uncle.
Call# J P A
Ellis, D. (2005). The heaven shop. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside.
This is a poignant story of a child caught up in the AIDS crisis in southern Africa.
Call# J F E
Books for Children (Non-Fiction)
Currie-McGhee, L. K. (2008). AIDS. Detroit, MI: Lucent Books.
Examines the history of AIDS and its impact on the global community, and discusses the AIDS stigma, prevention, and treatments.
Call# J 362.196 C
Nakaya, A. (Ed.). (2006). AIDS. Detroit, MI: Gale.Includes discussion about the AIDS epidemic in the U.S. and Africa.
Call# J 616.9 A
Stratton, A. (2004). Chanda's secrets. Toronto, Canada: Annick Press.
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.
Call# F A
Winick, J. (2000). Pedro and me: friendship, loss, and what I learned. New York, NY: Holt.
In graphic art format, describes the friendship between two roomates on the MTV show “Real World,” one of whom died of AIDS.
Call# J 616.97 W
Books for Adults
Hawkins, H. A. (2000). A small, good thing: stories of children with HIV and those who care for them. New York, NY: Norton.
Call# 362.198929792 H393s
Hunter, S. S. (2006). AIDS in America. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan.
This book looks at the continuing AIDS epidemic in America and centers on the life of a young single mother from Billings, MT.
Call# 362.1969792 H947i
Lyon, M. E. & D'Angeloed, L. J. (Eds.). (2006). Teenagers, HIV, and AIDS: Insights from Youths Living With the Virus. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers,
Call # 618.929792 T258h
Matthews, D. (Ed.). (2003). AIDS sourcebook: basic consumer health information about acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus. Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics.
Call# 362.1969792 A288s
Robertson, G. L. IV (Ed.). (2006). Not in my family: AIDS in the African-American community. Chicago, IL: Agate.
Discussion of HIV and AIDS in the African-American community.
Call# 362.1969792 N899i
Sonenklar, C. (2011). AIDS. Minneapolis, MN.: Twenty-First Century Books.
Report from USA Today.
Call# 616.9792 S698a
Ungar, M. (Ed.). (2005). Handbook for working with children and youth: pathways to resilience across cultures and contexts. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Call# 362.7 H236f
Watstein, S. B. (Ed.). (2003). The encyclopedia of HIV and AIDS. New York, NY: Facts on File.
Call# 616.9792003 W343e2
- Adolescent AIDS Program at Children's Hospital Montefiore
- AIDS Alliance For Children, Youth & Families
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Grassroot Soccer
- Kids Health (use the search box to find information, articles, and advice)
- NYS Dept. Health
- Talk With Your Kids
- TeenAIDS - PeerCorp
- World AIDS Day
Silin, J, & Sgourous, C. (1999). Children talk about AIDS (videorecording). New York, NY: Teachers College Press.
Call# 362.1969792 C536t
Taylor, S. (2012). Finding the words: Navigating HIV disclosure and coping with youth and families (Unpublished master’s thesis). Bank Street College of Education, New York, NY.