The Resource Sold, Patricia McCormick

Sold, Patricia McCormick

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Sold
Title
Sold
Statement of responsibility
Patricia McCormick
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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
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Title
Sold
Creator
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
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
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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.
  • Quill Book Award for Young Adult/Teen, 2007.
  • YALSA Outstanding Books for the College Bound - Social Sciences: 2009
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2007
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2010
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
149840
Cataloging source
JLGCP
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.M136787
LC item number
So 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
820
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Patricia McCormick
Sold, Patricia McCormick

Library Locations

    • Douglas County Libraries, James H LarueBorrow it
      9292 S. Ridgeline Blvd., Highlands Ranch, CO, 80129, US
      39.5467303 -104.9960252
    • Douglas County Libraries, ParkerBorrow it
      20105 East Mainstreet, Parker, CO, 80138, US
      39.5183352 -104.7537673
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