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Contributor(s): Draper, Sharon M. (Author)

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ISBN: 1435235525     ISBN-13: 9781435235526
Publisher: Follettbound
OUR PRICE: $18.89  

Binding Type: Prebind - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: August 2008
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Annotation: Having watched her village torched, witnessed her family killed, and been kidnapped by slave traders, Amari arrives on Mr. Derby's Carolina plantation afraid and confused, yet with time and hard work, she learns the language, befriends another slave, and struggles to attain her one true goal: to be a free person once again. A Coretta Scott King Award Book. Reprint.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Slavery;Fiction.
Indentured servants;Fiction.
South Carolina;History;Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775;Fiction.
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: bl2007029802
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 1.25000" H x 5.50000" W x 8.50000" (.80000 lbs) 256 pages
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q39127
Reading Level: 4.8   Interest Level: Grades 9-12   Point Value: 18.0
 
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Reviewed by Publishers Weekly Reviews (PW Reviews 2008 January #3)
PW praised the "epic sweep" of this Coretta Scott King Award winner that chronicles a 15-year-old girl kidnapped from her African village in 1738 and sold into sexual slavery in the Carolinas. Ages 14-up. (Jan.) Copyright 2008 Reed Business Information.
 
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