Sold / Patricia McCormick.

By: McCormick, Patricia, 1956- [author.]
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Hyperion, 2006Description: 263 p. ; 22 cmISBN: 9780786851713; 9781741751055; 0786851716; 9780786851713Subject(s): Child prostitution -- Teen fiction | Family problems -- Teen fiction | Teenage girls -- Teen fiction | India -- Teen fiction | Friendship -- Teen fictionDDC classification: [Fic] Summary: Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi, though poor, enjoys her life until the Himalayan monsoons wash away her family's crops and she is sold to a brothel in India by her stepfather. She remembers her mother's wisdom, "Simply to endure is to triumph," until the day comes that she can reclaim her life.
List(s) this item appears in: NCEA Wide Reading - Level one fiction | NCEA wide reading Level 1 fiction - 2020
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Thirteen-year-old Lakshmi, though poor, enjoys her life until the Himalayan monsoons wash away her family's crops and she is sold to a brothel in India by her stepfather. She remembers her mother's wisdom, "Simply to endure is to triumph," until the day comes that she can reclaim her life.

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