Eleven-year-old Gopal feels ashamed that his family must flee their rural Indian village to escape their debts. The family hopes for a better life in Mumbai, but once there, Gopal's father goes missing. Desperate to help support his mother and younger siblings, Gopal follows a boy who promises him a factory job-only to find himself enslaved in a sweatshop. Author's note.
Boys without NamesBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780061857607 Format: Print Book Edition: - Publisher: Balzer + Bray Page Count: 320 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Dewey Classification: F Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.2, Points: 10 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.2, Points: 16 Lexile: Level: 670L Awards & Honors: Children's Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Children's Choices - Best Books of 2011, Today, ages 9-12 Genre: Fiction.
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