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AIDS by Paula McGuire

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Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Juvenile literature.,
  • AIDS (Disease) in children -- Juvenile literature.,
  • AIDS (Disease),
  • Diseases.

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About the Edition

Explains what HIV and AIDS are, how the virus is spread, the importance of testing, and how to cope with the disease.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 46-47) and index.

Statementby Paula McGuire.
SeriesPreteen pressures
LC ClassificationsRC607.A26 M388 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination48 p. :
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL676139M
ISBN 100817250255
LC Control Number97022366

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