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Hidden Girl

The True Story of A Modern-day Child Slave
Hall, Shyima (Book - 2014 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Shyima Hall was eight when her parents sold her into slavery. In Egypt's capital city of Cairo, she lived with a wealthy family and served them eighteen hours a day, seven days a week. When she was ten, her captors moved to Orange County, California, and smuggled Shyima with them. Two years later, an anonymous call from a neighbor brought about the end of Shyimas' servitude--but her journey to true freedom was far from over. Now a US citizen, she regularly speaks out about human trafficking and candidly reveals how she overcame her harrowing circumstances.
Authors: Hall, Shyima
Title: Hidden girl
the true story of a modern-day child slave
Publisher: New York :, Simon & Schuster BFYR,, [2014]
Edition: First edition.
Characteristics: 232 pages ;,22 cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Shyima Hall was eight when her parents sold her into slavery. In Egypt's capital city of Cairo, she lived with a wealthy family and served them eighteen hours a day, seven days a week. When she was ten, her captors moved to Orange County, California, and smuggled Shyima with them. Two years later, an anonymous call from a neighbor brought about the end of Shyimas' servitude--but her journey to true freedom was far from over. Now a US citizen, she regularly speaks out about human trafficking and candidly reveals how she overcame her harrowing circumstances.
Audience: Grade 9 to 12
Additional Contributors: Wysocky, Lisa - 1957-
ISBN: 1442481684
9781442481688
Statement of Responsibility: Shyima Hall with Lisa Wysocky
Subject Headings: Foster parents United States. Child abuse. Child slaves United States. Child slaves. Hall, Shyima. Foster parents United States Juvenile literature. Child abuse United States Juvenile literature. Child slaves United States Juvenile literature. Child slaves Juvenile literature. Hall, Shyima Juvenile literatue.
Topical Term: Foster parents
Child abuse.
Child slaves
Child slaves.
Foster parents
Child abuse
Child slaves
Child slaves
LCCN: 2013011860
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Mar 12, 2014
  • booklady413 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

In our modern age there is still child slavery in our society. Shyima was sold as a slave in her home in Egypt. This book tells her story rising from slavery to freedom.

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