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In order to save her family’s farm, Roshen, sixteen, must leave her rural home to work in a factory in the south of China. There she finds arduous and degrading conditions and contempt for her minority (Uyghur) background. Sustained by her bond with other Uyghur girls, Roshen is resolved to endure all to help her family and ultimately her people. A workplace survival story, this gritty, poignant account focuses on a courageous teen and illuminates the value—and cost—of freedom.
Number of Pages: 265
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Age Range: Teen
Author: Josanne La Valley
Street Date: January 10, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-22-5989
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