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Pink Balloons
Beverley McGregor
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Its been a while since I've read this book. I was in Primary school at the time and I think the initial reason I read it was because the author was my school librarian. But it turned out to be a good book, sad but good.

It is a true story based on a young girl called Skye Bushenchutt (I'm not sure if thats how you spell it) who suffered from Aids and eventually succumbed to the disease.

It started when she was diagnosed at 5 years old, having gotten the disease through blood transfusions as a bab...more
I stumbled across this book today, and recall reading it back in primary school. I do remember reading it back then, and over the years I've tried to find it in libraries and online, but haven't had any luck until today.

It's not a particularly long book, but it was a nice quick read about the life of a sweet young girl and her struggle with AIDS. I would have loved for it to have been longer and go more in depth into her life.

It is a sweet, sad, honest book, and quite worth the read.
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Renee Booth (Sassy Book Lovers)
I read this back in Primary school at the age of 12 and was so touched by this story. It's a story that has stuck with me all of these years.
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