The Resource Ride or die, Wanda Lauren Taylor

Ride or die, Wanda Lauren Taylor

Label
Ride or die
Title
Ride or die
Statement of responsibility
Wanda Lauren Taylor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This novel is based on real-life experiences and events in small town Nova Scotia and Toronto. The story recounts how a 15-year-old black girl finds herself beaten, emotionally abused, sold to a pimp, and working in the sex trade. 15-year-old Kanika lives a sheltered life with her aunt in Guysborough, a small town in Nova Scotia. But that all changes when her best friend disappears after hanging out with some older boys. While trying to find out what happened, Kanika gets the attention of Danny, an older teen she has always found attractive. After establishing that Kanika is his "ride or die chick" and will do anything for him, Danny sells her into the sex trade. Kanika is raped and taken to Toronto, where she finds her friend has been a victim of the same sex trafficking plot. The two girls experience the hard and dangerous life of sex workers. Kanika never gives up her plans to escape. With help and strength given by an older girl who is a sex worker by choice, Kanika gets away from the people abusing her and makes her way home."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
UAB
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Taylor, Wanda Lauren
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.T21869
LC item number
Ri 2018
Literary form
fiction
Series statement
SideStreets
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Teenage girls
  • Rape
  • Prostitution
  • Human trafficking
  • Young adult fiction
  • Human trafficking
  • Rape
  • Teenage girls
  • Prostitution
  • Friendship
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Ride or die, Wanda Lauren Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in Canada in 2017. Published in the United States in 2018"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781459412491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003861144
  • 1896901
Label
Ride or die, Wanda Lauren Taylor
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published in Canada in 2017. Published in the United States in 2018"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
184 pages
Isbn
9781459412491
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1003861144
  • 1896901

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