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Ajeemah And His Son

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SKU AAFA978-0064405232

James Berry (A)

List Price: $5.99 ( Paperback - Jamaica / Father and Son / Slavery - 1994)

In 1807, at the height of the slave trade, Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are snatched by slave traders from their home in Africa while en route to deliver a dowry to Atu's bride-to-be. Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations' never to see one another again. "Readers will come away with a new sense of respect for those who maintained their dignity and humanity under the cruelest of circumstances."'SLJ. "Each moment here of the Jamaican-born poet's terse, melodious narrative is laden with emotion. . . . Brilliant, complex, powerfully written."––K. (96 pgs) Ages 8 -12

Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.2 x 7.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces

Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 0.2 x 7.6 inches

Shipping Weight: 2.4 ounces