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The Resource Sold, Patricia McCormick

Sold, Patricia McCormick

Label
Sold
Title
Sold
Statement of responsibility
Patricia McCormick
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Summary
When she is tricked by her stepfather and sold into prostitution, thirteen-year-old Lakshmi becomes submerged in a nightmare where her only comfort is the friendship she forms with the other girls, which helps her survive and eventually escape
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2007
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2006
  • California Young Reader Medal, Young Adult, 2009.
  • Delaware Diamonds (book award), High School, 2009.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
149840
Cataloging source
JLGCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCormick, Patricia
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Family problems
  • Friendship
  • Child prostitution
  • India
  • Teenage girls
  • Family
  • Friendship
  • Child prostitution
  • India
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Sold, Patricia McCormick
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ocm70710278
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 p. ; 22 cm.
Isbn
9780786851713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Label
Sold, Patricia McCormick
Publication
Control code
ocm70710278
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
263 p. ; 22 cm.
Isbn
9780786851713
Isbn Type
(hardcover)

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