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The Resource Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave, Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky

Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave, Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky

Label
Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave
Title
Hidden girl
Title remainder
the true story of a modern-day child slave
Statement of responsibility
Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The author, Shyima Hall, was eight when her parents sold her into slavery. In Egypt's capitol city of Cairo, she lived with a wealthy family and serve them eighteen hours a day, seven days a week. When she was ten, her captors moved to Orange County, California, and smuggled Shyima with them. Two years later, an anonymous call from a neighbor brought about the end of Shyima's servitude-- but her journey to true freedom was far from over. Now a US citizen, she regularly speaks out about human trafficking and candidly reveals how she overcame her harrowing circumstances
Summary
The author relates how she was sold by poor parents into slavery and forced to endure brutal servitude in California until a neighbor's anonymous call to the police began her journey to freedom and her subsequent efforts to fight for child slaves
Tone
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10276597
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hall, Shyima
Dewey number
920
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Grade 9 to 12
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970
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1957-
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Wysocky, Lisa
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True
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  • Child slaves
  • Child slaves
  • Egyptians
  • Child abuse
  • Foster parents
Target audience
juvenile
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the true story of a modern-day child slave
Label
Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave, Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky
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Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000050947089
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9781442481688
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013011860
System control number
(OCoLC)842322956
Label
Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave, Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Control code
000050947089
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Edition.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9781442481688
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2013011860
System control number
(OCoLC)842322956

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