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Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned, Judd Winick

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Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned
Title
Pedro and me
Title remainder
friendship, loss, and what I learned
Statement of responsibility
Judd Winick
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Language
eng
Summary
In graphic art format, describes the friendship between two roommates on the MTV show "Real World," one of whom died of AIDS. In this inspiring memoir in graphic novel form, the author relates his friendship with an HIV-positive AIDS activist while they were roommates during the filming of the MTV show "Real World". Pedro Zamora showed how people afflicted with the AIDS virus can live with dignity and humor. Illustrations. "You are eighteen years old. You get up in front of a thousand people-your classmates, your friends, basically the people who make up your entire existence-and announce, 'I'm HIV positive.'" Told entirely in sequential art, here is the story of the life-changing friendship between the author, a cartoonist from Long Island, and Pedro Zamora, an HIV-positive AIDS activist, which was filmed day by day on MTV's Real World San Francisco. As a speaker and educator, a guest on many talk shows (including Oprah), and when his tragic death received front-page coverage in the press, Pedro taught a generation that AIDS was not a punishment for moral defects or a mere killer that reduced humans to wraiths. Rather, he showed how those afflicted with the disease could live and love nobly with intelligence, humor and great humanity. Judd Winick's compelling memoir allows each of us to experience the vitally important message Pedro brought us. Inspiring, moving, informative, and instantly accessible, Pedro and Me could become one of the books that defines a generation
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Pedro and me
Creator
Summary
In graphic art format, describes the friendship between two roommates on the MTV show "Real World," one of whom died of AIDS
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Illustration line
Award
  • Award/Notable book
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2001
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2001
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2001
Awards note
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2001.
Biography type
individual biography
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178867
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
362.1/969792/0092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
RC607.A26
LC item number
W5726 2000
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520
Literary form
non fiction
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Target audience
juvenile
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Judd Winick
Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned, Judd Winick
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Pedro and me : friendship, loss, and what I learned, Judd Winick
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Contents
Shuttle guy -- This is where I come from -- This is where I come from: Part two -- Six months below the crookedest street in the world -- Good-byes -- Return of the shuttle guy -- Acknowledgments -- Updates -- Organizations
Control code
1397518
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
187 p.
Isbn
9780805063790
Isbn Type
(hc : alk. paper)
Lccn
99040729
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chiefly ill.
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