ERIC Number: ED312815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: N/A
Friends for Life: Featuring Amy Wilson. The Kids on the Block Book Series.
Aiello, Barbara; Shulman, Jeffrey
One of a series of children's books written from the point of view of an elementary grade child and concerning disabilities or other problems, the stories emphasize the similarities in childhood experience while providing information specific to the disability. In this book, the members of the fifth grade video club find out that their club sponsor has AIDS (acquired immune deficiency syndrome). They have a variety of reactions before learning more about the disease and deciding to stick by her. (DB)
Descriptors: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, Books, Childhood Attitudes, Childrens Literature, Diseases, Elementary Education, Fiction, Special Health Problems
Twenty-First Century Books, 38 South Market St., Frederick, MD 21701 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Creative Works; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related books, see EC 221 270-277.