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463358
Bandit's tale : the muddled misadventures of a pickpocket by Hopkinson, Deborah 

BTSB Prebound(Knopf, 2016)

BTSB #: 463358 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 740 F&P: W

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Conduct of life - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Child abuse - Fiction Immigrants - Fiction Italians - New York (State) - New York - Fiction Animals - Treatment - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - History|y19th century - Fiction


Summary: In March of 1887, Rocco, an eleven-year-old from an Italian village, arrives in New York City where he is forced to live in squalor and beg for money as a street musician, but he finds the city's cruelty to children and animals intolerable and sets out to make things better, whatever the cost to himself.


6.50 *

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863492
Bitter side of sweet by Sullivan, Tara 

Paperback(Speak, 2017)

BTSB #: 863492 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 5.1 UG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 810 F&P: Z

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Chocolate - Fiction Black people - Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction


Summary: Kept as forced labor on a chocolate plantation in the Ivory Coast, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou had given up hope, until a young girl arrives at the camp who rekindles the urge to escape.


9.83 *

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863495
Bitter side of sweet by Sullivan, Tara 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2016)

BTSB #: 863495 Available

Dewey: FAges: 12-16   
AR: 5.1 UG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 810 F&P: Z

Genres: Historical Fiction Multicultural


Subjects: Slavery - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Chocolate - Fiction Black people - Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction Cote d'Ivoire - Fiction


Summary: Kept as forced labor on a chocolate plantation in the Ivory Coast, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou had given up hope, until a young girl arrives at the camp who rekindles the urge to escape.


22.08 *

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811872
Boys without names by Sheth, Kashmira 

Paperback(HarperCollins, 2010)

BTSB #: 811872 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.2 MG RC: 4.2 3-5 Lexile: 670

Subjects: Child labor - Fiction Missing persons - Fiction Bombay (India) - Fiction India - Fiction


Summary: A provocative look at the brutal life of a young Indian boy who is forced to work in a sweatshop in Mumbai.


6.55 *

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823538
Making bombs for Hitler by Skrypuch, Marsha Forchuk 

Paperback(Scholastic, 2019)

BTSB #: 823538 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
RC: 4.6 3-5 Lexile: 760

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Ukrainians - Germany - Fiction Germany - History|y1933-1945 - Fiction


Summary: In 1943 ten-year-old Lida is torn away from her home in the Ukraine, separated from her little sister Larissa, and sent to a slave labor camp in Germany, but when she is moved and set to making bombs she sees a way to strike back at the Nazis.


6.55 *

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863992
Treasure of the world by Sullivan, Tara 

Paperback(Putnam, 2022)

BTSB #: 863992 Temp OS

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
F&P: Z

Genres: Family Life


Subjects: Silver mines and mining - Fiction Family life - Bolivia - Fiction Child labor - Fiction Latin Americans - Fiction Bolivia - Fiction


Summary: After a mining accident kills her father and leaves her brother missing, twelve-year-old Ana puts her dreams on hold and goes into the mine to help her family survive in their impoverished Bolivian silver mining community.


7.37 *

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