Ana's Story: A Journey of Hope

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Zondervan, Sep 28, 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 290 pages
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Ana's life is a collection of bits and pieces of her past. Infected with HIV at birth, she's unaware of many details of her early childhood and barely remembers her mother. Living with her strict grandmother, she learns how to keep secrets – secrets about her infection and about the abuse she endures at home. But after Ana falls in love and becomes pregnant at seventeen, she begins a journey of hope – a journey of protecting herself and others. She is living with HIV, not dying from it.

Jenna Bush tells of Ana's struggle to break free from the cycle of abuse, silence, and illness with passion and eloquence. But this is not just Ana's story. It is also the story of many children around the world who are marginalized, neglected, and mistreated.


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This is a true and ongoing story. The book reveals the facts and myths surrounding HIV/AIDS. It is very moving about one girl's struggle to find acceptance and love in her life after her parents die ... Read full review

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Great book for teens. Read full review


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Jenna Bush shares her mother's love of reading and teaching. Jenna taught elementary school in Washington, D.C. after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004 with a degree in English. She has also written articles for "CosmoGIRL!" and the "New York Times". Her first book, #1 "New York Times" bestselling Ana's Story: "A Journey of Hope", is based on her work with UNICEF.

Jenna Bush comparte el amor que su madre siente por la lectura y la enseNanza. Jenna enseNO en escuelas primarias en Wash-ington, D.C. despuEs de graduarse en la Universidad de Texas, en Austin, en el 2004, con una licenciatura en Letras Inglesas. Ha escrito artIculos para "CosmoGIRL!" y el "New York Times". Su primer libro, # 1 en la lista de libros mAs vendidos del "New York Times", "La Historia de Ana: Un camino lleno de esperanza", estA basado en su trabajo con UNICEF.

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.