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What is the AIDS crisis?

by Medina, Nico, 1982-

Format: Print Book 2022
Availability: Available at 4 Libraries 4 of 4 copies
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Avalon Public Library Juvenile Non-Fiction J HEALTH MED
Location  Avalon Public Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-Fiction
Call Number  J HEALTH MED
Baldwin Borough Library Juvenile Non-fiction J 362 MED
Location  Baldwin Borough Library
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
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Brentwood Library New Juvenile JUV 362.1969 Medina
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In this addition to the New York Times bestselling series, l earn how incredible activists made the public aware of AIDS and spurred medical breakthroughs.

In the early 1980s, the first cases of a devastating and fatal new disease appeared, a disease that at first struck only gay men and was later identified as HIV/AIDS. It was the beginning of what became a worldwide health crisis that the US government ignored for years and that unfairly heightened prejudice against the LGBTQ+ community. To this day, the AIDS Crisis continues to disproportionately affect both the LGBTQ+ community and people of color. Nico Medina has written an accurate and affecting history of a terrible time, spotlighting the heroic efforts of AIDS activists who fought for medical research and new medicines, for proper health care for patients, and for compassionate recognition of people with AIDS.
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Series Who HQ NOW.
Subjects AIDS (Disease) -- Juvenile literature.
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- United States -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
HIV infections -- Juvenile literature.
Gay liberation movement -- History -- Juvenile literature.
AIDS (Disease)
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects.
HIV infections.
Instructional and educational works.
Publisher New York :2022
Contributors Foley, Tim, 1962- illustrator.
Language English
Description 106 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
ISBN 9780593227039
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