Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS)

Forbes, Anna, MSS. Kids With AIDS. The Rosen Pub. Group, 1996. Explains in simple terms how AIDS viruses effect children who are infected and how family and friends can help them. Ages 7 –10.

Merrifield, Margaret. Come Sit By Me. Stoddart Kids, c 1998. A child and his parents learn to deal with the discrimination a new friend and classmate (who has AIDS) is facing. Ages 4-8.

Walvoord, Linda. Alex, the kid with AIDS. Albert Whitman, c 1991. Alex feels he can get away with anything because he is sick. But Alex changes when he makes a friend and encounters a teacher who challenges him. Ages 4-8.

Wiener, Lori. Be a friend: Children Who Live with HIV speak. Albert Whitman, c 1996. A selection of art and writing by young patients. Ages 9-12.