My brain is working overtime, just from reading this book -
I highly recommend it, although it's so, so foreign to our American way of life that I almost can't picture it. Even after being in Liberia and having people on the streets beg me to take their children, it's still difficult to grasp the desperation of parents who are unable to care for their children. In this case, the parents are dying of AIDS and have NO ONE that will take their children in, even the orphanages are too full.
There are so many thoughts going through my head that I'm sure I'll have to comment on it again, but for now, I'll just recommend it. In spite of the serious topic, it's an easy and enjoyable read! I'm sure you can get it at the library; I got it on Amazon for less than $10.