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Hidden girl : the true story of a modern-day child slave

Author: Shyima Hall; Lisa Wysocky
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult nonfiction
Autobiography
Teen nonfiction
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Shyima Hall; Shyima Hall; Shyima Hall
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shyima Hall; Lisa Wysocky
ISBN: 9781442481688 1442481684
OCLC Number: 842322956
Target Audience: Grade 9 to 12.
Description: 232 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky.

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An inspiring and compelling memoir from a young woman who lost her childhood to slavery-and built a new life grounded in determination and justice.  Read more...

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