Youth with HIV/AIDS: Living with the Diagnosis

Youth with HIV/AIDS: Living with the Diagnosis

by Kenneth McIntosh, Ida Walker
     
 

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Ethan Castillo had it all - he was popular, he surfed, and he had good friends at Shore View High. Then one night of unprotected sex changed everything. Now, he has to learn to live with a positive diagnosis for HIV - but help comes from a most unexpected source.HIV/AIDS is a scary and dangerous disease. But it can't be spread by: shaking hands with someone who

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Ethan Castillo had it all - he was popular, he surfed, and he had good friends at Shore View High. Then one night of unprotected sex changed everything. Now, he has to learn to live with a positive diagnosis for HIV - but help comes from a most unexpected source.HIV/AIDS is a scary and dangerous disease. But it can't be spread by: shaking hands with someone who has HIV/AIDS; hugging someone who has HIV/AIDS; sharing eating utensils with someone who has HIV/AIDS; being in the same room with someone who has HIV/AIDS; touching something that someone with HIV/AIDS has touched; and breathing the same air as someone with HIV/AIDS.The only way to become infected with HIV is through the transfer of certain body fluids. This will book will tell you more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781422201466
Publisher:
Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Series:
Helping Youth with Mental, Physical, and Social Challenges Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.53(w) x 9.63(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile:
970L (what's this?)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

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