|Baby Alicia is Dying (1993) [Novel]|
by Lurlene McDaniel
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Desi thinks it's totally unfair that innocent baby Alicia was born H.I.V. positive. Now the eight-month-old Alicia lives at Childcare because she was given away by her sick teenage mother. Desi can relate to feeling unloved. Her parents give her all the material things she needs, but there seems to be a wall between her mother and herself.
Working at Childcare has opened Desi's heart and allowed her to feel the love that she's been longing for. But Alicia is not her child and there is no cure for her condition. Can Desi cope with the harsh realities and still believe in love?
Original title: Baby Alicia is Dying
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Social Issues→ Illness, Death, And Dying