Allan Stratton

Allan Stratton is a Canadian playwright and novelist. He is best known for his young adult fiction, including the internationally acclaimed 'Chanda's Secrets' (2004), which was on the American Library Association's list of Best Books for Young Adults and won the Michael L. Printz Honor Book award. Stratton's works often tackle difficult social issues and are known for their emotional depth and engaging storytelling.


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  1. 1. Chanda's Secrets

    Chanda's Secrets is a poignant story set in Sub-Saharan Africa, where the protagonist, a sixteen-year-old girl, grapples with the harsh reality of AIDS in her community. The novel explores the stigma and fear associated with the disease, as well as the courage and resilience of its characters. The protagonist's unwavering determination to keep her family together, despite societal pressures and personal tragedy, forms the crux of the narrative.