Chanda's Secrets by Allan Stratton

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.

The 5634th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 138

Since this book was first published in 2004, there is a penalty of 48.0%. The age adjusted score is 71.76.

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