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  • Published: New York : Hyperion, 2006.
  • Year Published: 2006
  • Description: 263 p.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 820

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0786851716
  • 9780786851713


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by McCormick, Patricia, 1956-

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Call number: Teen Fiction

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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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