Eagle Kite by Paula Fox

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Liam broke and buried the eagle kite the day he saw his father embracing another man. Liam never told his mother and now, three years later, she tells him that Daddy is seriously ill from a blood transfusion he needed a while ago. Liam cannot accept what he fears is the truth or come to terms with his mothers version of it.
 

About Paula Fox

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Paula Fox was born April 22, 1923 in New York City. When she was eight, she moved to a Cuban plantation and stayed for two years. In Cuba, she went to a one-room school with eight other students who ranged in age from six to fourteen. Fox attended nine schools before she was twelve. She spent 3 years at Columbia University but didn't graduate. Fox didn't start writing until she started a job teaching troubled children. Before that she worked in a wide variety of jobs. At sixteen, she was reading books for Warner Brothers, including Spanish novels. She was also a salesgirl, a model, a worker in a rivet-sorting shop, and lastly a lathe operator at the Bethlehem Steel during World War II. She wrote her first adult novel, Poor George, while she was living in Greece with her family followed by Maurice's Room, her first children's book. Fox is best known for her children's books, such as The Slave Dancer, which earned her a Newbery Medal and a Hans Christian Andersen Award in 1984. Her adult novels include The Widows Children, A Servant's Tale, and The God of Nightmares, and News from the World: Stories and Essays.
 
Published April 1, 1995 by Orchard Books (NY). 127 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Young Adult, Children's Books, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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Liam's father is dying of AIDS and despite the lies told to him about tainted blood transfusions, Liam, 13, knows how he got it.

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Liam contends with a web of family secrets and lies when his father reveals he has AIDS.

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Liam's father is dying of AIDS.

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