Breaking Free: True Stories of Girls Who Escaped Modern Slavery by Abby Sher

Breaking Free: True Stories of Girls Who Escaped Modern Slavery by Abby Sher is divided into three sections. Each of these sections tells the tale of an individual who escaped modern slavery, also known as human trafficking. Each person’s story is different, but there are some startling similarities. For one, the victims were those who had low self-confidence and were willing to accept strangers’ words as true, no matter how sketchy they may have sounded. Or they may have been undocumented immigrants running the fear of deportation. Whatever the case may be, it was their vulnerability that pressed down on them and made it difficult for them to think clearly. The book is filled with helpful links and resources intended to introduce, even newcomers, to the topic. I would recommend this book to anyone interested in social justice. 

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Review by Ryan D.


Published by on November 23, 2021
Last Modified August 09, 2022
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Teens