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Author: Patricia McCormick
Publisher: New York : Hyperion, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView 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: Juvenile materials
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McCormick, Patricia, 1956-
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New York : Hyperion, c2006
(OCoLC)608375130
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia McCormick
ISBN: 0786851716 9780786851713
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
Description: 263 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Patricia McCormick.

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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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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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