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|Material Type:||Elementary and junior high school, Fiction|
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|ISBN:||9780061857607 0061857602 9780061857614 0061857610 9780061857621 0061857629|
|Awards:||Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2011
A Junior Library Guild selection
|Target Audience:||Ages 9-12.|
|Description:||316 p. ; 22 cm.|
Sheth's lush prose creates a vivid portrait of slave labor without losing the thread of hope that Gopal clings to. -- Publishers Weekly "Kashmira Sheth gives a name to the pernicious practice of
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Well written story
Gopal's family flees the country side because they've lost the farm and gone in debt. Gopal ends up in a child slavery situation making beaded frames for a cruel employer who beats the boys. Similar in tone to Iqbal and also well written.
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