Boys without Names

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Boys without Names

by Kashmira Sheth

First Release:

March 2010

ISBN: 9780061857607

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.

 
  • 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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