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The Resource Sold, Patricia McCormick

Sold, Patricia McCormick

Label
Sold
Title
Sold
Statement of responsibility
Patricia McCormick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
When she is tricked by her stepfather and sold into prostitution, thirteen-year-old Lakshmi becomes submerged in a nightmare where her only comfort is the friendship she forms with the other girls, which helps her survive and eventually escape
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2007
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2009.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), High School, 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2007
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
149840
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCormick, Patricia
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human trafficking
  • Novels in verse
  • Friendship
  • Family
  • Slavery
  • Prostitution
  • Teenage girls
  • Child prostitution
  • India
  • India
  • Nepal
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Sold, Patricia McCormick
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000040984429
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9780786851713
Isbn Type
(reinforced) :
Lccn
2006049594
Label
Sold, Patricia McCormick
Publication
Control code
000040984429
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 p.
Isbn
9780786851713
Isbn Type
(reinforced) :
Lccn
2006049594

Library Locations

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