Stolen Dreams by David L. Parker
Portraits of Working Children (Carolrhoda Photo Books)

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Photographs and text document working children especially in Nepal, India, Bangladesh, and Mexico. Includes a chapter on Iqbal Masih, the child labor activist from Pakistan.
 

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David L. Parker is a physician and activist specializing in worker health and safety. His photographs have been exhibited widely in the United States, Canada, and Latin America, including the collections of the Library of Congress and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts. He received a Christopher Award for work affirming the highest values of the human spirit, and a Twin Cities International Citizen Award for his work on human rights. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Senator Tom Harkin is an United States Senator from Iowa. He has long been concerned with child labor, and has been involved with the Child Labor Coalition (CLC) since its establishment in 1989.
 
Published November 1, 1997 by Lerner Publications. 112 pages
Genres: Political & Social Sciences, Education & Reference, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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The haunting photographs in this volume vividly expose a world filled with children who work for pennies a day. Children are cheaper to run than tractors and smarter than oxen, explains one employ

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The words give the images a context: a shocking account of the plight of Pakistani children who toil as bonded laborers in the rug industry is accompanied by a photo of a hunched, weary girl sitting atop a loom.

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