Social Justice Challenge

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Modern Day Slavery

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Book Recommendations


  • Adult
    • Ending Slavery: How We Free Today’s Slaves by Kevin Bales
    • Nobodies: Modern American Slave Labor and the Dark Side of the New Global Economy by John Bowe
    • Slave Hunter: One Man’s Global Quest to Free Victims of Human Trafficking by Aaron Cohen
    • Enslaved: True Stories of Modern Day Slavery by Sage Jesse (editor)
    • Disposable People: New Slavery in the Global Economy by Kevin Bales
    • The Road of Lost Innocence: As a girl she was sold into sexual slavery, but now she rescues others. The true story of a Cambodian Heroin by Somaly Mam
    • Not for Sale: The Return of the Global Slave Trade–and How We Can Fight It by David Batstone
    • Be the Change: Your Guide to Freeing Slaves and Changing the World by Zach Hunter
    • Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery by Siddharth Kara
    • The Slave Next Door: Human Trafficking and Slavery in America Today by Kevin Bales
    • Smuggling and Trafficking in Human Beings: All Roads Lead to America by Sheldon X. Zhang
  • Young Adult

  • Middle Grade

  • Picture Books


  • Adult

  • Young Adult
  • Middle Grade
  • Picture Books

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