Title Profile & Character Information

Sold

Annotation
Sold into prostitution, Lakshmi lives a nightmare and gradually forms friendships with the other girls that enable her to survive in this terrifying new world. Then the day comes when she must make a decision to risk everything for a chance to reclaim her life.

Awards
2007  Quill Awards
2008-2009  California Young Reader Medal
2006  Publishers Weekly Best Books of the Year
2006  Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books

Characters
NameLakshmi
GenderFemale

GenreYoung adult fiction
TopicsHomeless
Poverty
Stepfathers
Prostitution
Slavery
Human trafficking
SettingNepal, India