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Girls on the line

Author: Jennie Liu
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Carolrhoda Lab, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Told in two voices, Luli and Yun, raised in an orphanage to age sixteen, work together in a factory until Yun, pregnant, disappears and Luli must confront the dangers of the outside world to find her. Includes facts about China's One-Child Policy and its effects.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile works
Fiction
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennie Liu
ISBN: 9781512459388 1512459380
OCLC Number: 1003273086
Description: 226 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Jennie Liu.

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Told in two voices, Luli and Yun, raised in an orphanage to age sixteen, work together in a factory until Yun, pregnant, disappears and Luli must confront the dangers of the outside world to find her. Includes facts about China's One-Child Policy and its effects.

Gujiao, China, 2009. Luli has aged out of the orphanage, and her friend Yun helps her get work at a factory. Yun has new clothes, a cell phone, and a boyfriend. But word is Yung is a bride trafficker, romancing young women, kidnapping them, and selling them to bachelors in the countryside. When Yun discovers she's pregnant, she is fired from her job ... and disappears. Is there any way Luli can help her friend? -- adapted from jacket.

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