Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope

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HarperCollins, Apr 22, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 304 pages
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Ana’s story begins the day she is born with HIV, transmitted from her mother, who dies just a few years later. From then on, Ana's childhood becomes a blur of secrets—about her illness, her family, and the abuse she endures. Shuffled from home to home, Ana rarely finds safety or acceptance. But after she falls in love and becomes pregnant at seventeen, she embarks on a journey that leads her to new beginnings, new sorrows, and new hope.

Based on her work with UNICEF and inspired by the framework of one girl's life, Jenna Bush tells the story of many children around the world who are excluded from basic care, support, and education. Resources at the back of this book share how you can help children like Ana and protect yourself and others.

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I bought this as a Xmas gift for my grand daughter z7 have skimmed it. I think she will really get a lot out of the book. Its full of things a girl should & will want to know. I highly recommend it ... Read full review

A must read for any teenager or young adult!

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Pros: This non-fiction narrative tells the story of Ana in a way that makes you feel like you can relate to Ana. Cons: You won't be able to put this book down! I read it in a couple hours - it was ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Mia Baxter graduated from University of Texas with a degree in photojournalism. She has worked as a freelance editorial documentary photographer in New York before interning for UNICEF in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Mia Baxter se graduó de Fotoperiodismo en la Universidad de Texas. Trabajó como fotógrafa editorial y documental independiente en la ciudad de Nueva York antes de participar en un programa de experiencia práctica con UNICEF en Latinoamérica y el Caribe.

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