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Author: Patricia McCormick
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, [2006]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st editionView all editions and formats
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Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her poor mountain home in Nepal thinking that she is to work in the city as a maid only to find that she has been sold into the sex slave trade in India and that there is no hope of escape.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile materials
Young adult works
Novels in verse
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCormick, Patricia, 1956-
Sold.
New York : Hyperion, ©2006
(OCoLC)608375130
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia McCormick
ISBN: 0786851716 9780786851713 1484722973 9781484722978 0786851724 9780786851720 9781428704435 1428704434 9781741751055 1741751055
OCLC Number: 70710278
Notes: Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People, Contemporary Concerns, 2007.
Awards: National Book Award Finalist, Young People's Literature, 2006
YALSA Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Notable Book for a Global Society award winner, 2007
Amelia Bloomer Award, 2007
Description: 263 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Patricia McCormick.

Abstract:

Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi leaves her poor mountain home in Nepal thinking that she is to work in the city as a maid only to find that she has been sold into the sex slave trade in India and that there is no hope of escape.
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Not for pre-teens

by debra_williams (WorldCat user published 2009-11-19) Good Permalink

This book is a difficult book to read because of its topic and graphic depictions, it is not appropriate for children under the age of 16.   Because the ALA has established that young adult books can be read by children as young as 12 years old, our school has this book available to...
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