Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Historical - General,
  • Slavery,
  • Fathers and sons,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Fiction - History,
  • Jamaica,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
Number of Pages83
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9377692M
ISBN 100785723196
ISBN 109780785723196
OCLC/WorldCa171110795

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Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are captured by slave traders en route to Atu's wedding. After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. They are split up after that, and each man deals with loss and adjustment in his own way/5.

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Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations'never to see one another again. A powerful historical novel set in the early 19th century. Ajeemah and his year-old son are kidnapped from their home in Africa and sold as slaves in Jamaica. They vowed to escape and seek revenge but in the end, only one survives.

[A] powerful novel about slavery.-Ingram. Ajeemah and His Son presents an unflinching look at Caribbean slavery that makes any reader want to weep at the injustice perpetrated in the name of colonial profiteering.

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Ajeemah and His Son by James R. Berry Hardcover Book, 83 pages See Other Available Editions Description A Coretta Scott King Honor Award-winning author's powerful novel about slavery.

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The novella begins with an ironic tone: "That wiping out of Atu and Sisi's wedding was always going to be one of the painful happenings.". His many awards and honors include the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction for his novel Ajeemah and His Son and a Coretta Scott King Honor for his collection of short stories A Thief in the Village and Other Stories of Jamaica.

James Berry was born and raised in Jamaica and now lives in Brighton, England. Buy a cheap copy of Ajeemah and His Son book by James Berry. Inat 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 Free shipping over $/5(5).

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Notable Childrens Book of (ALA)%(). Ajeemah is taking his son Atu to be wed when they are seized by slavers and shipped to separate plantations in Jamaica. Refusing to accept that their freedom is permanently lost, both struggle to comprehend their misfortune; each finds a way to escape—Atu by killing himself, Ajeemah by raising a new family and surviving until slavery is outlawed decades later.

Ajeemah and His Son James R. Berry Buy this book both Ajeemah and Atu are determined not only to escape but to wreak revenge upon the slaveholders as well. Despite the similarity of their.

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Ajeemah and His Son presents an unflinching look at Caribbean slavery that makes any reader want to weep at the injustice perpetrated in the name of colonial profiteering. The writing is quite skillful (the author has won those awards for a reason, after all), and weaves the two stories together gracefully.4/5(6).

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Africa is but a brief setting in Ajeemah and His Son. Most of the action takes place in Jamaica, where the. Ajeemah and His Son Topics for Discussion James Berry This Study Guide consists of approximately 11 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Ajeemah and His Son.

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James Berry, OBE, Hon FRSL (28 September – 20 June ), was a black Jamaican poet who settled in England in the s. His poetry is notable for using a mixture of standard English and Jamaican Patois. Berry's writing often "explores the relationship between black and white communities and in particular, the excitement and tensions in the evolving relationship of the Caribbean Born: 28 SeptemberPortland, Jamaica.

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They are taken to Jamaica and sold as slaves--never to see one another again. An ALA Notable Children's Book of ; ALA Best Books for Young Adults; Boston Globe-Horn Book Fiction Award.

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Ajeemah Brand: Harper Collins. AJEEMAH AND HIS SON New York: Willa Perlman, IL YA RL ISBN Ajeemah and his son Atu are enjoying their walk through the African forest. Atu has told his. Contact APS. Physical Address: Uptown Blvd.

NE Albuquerque NM Mailing Address: P.O. Box Albuquerque NM APS Administration. From the author of Ajeemah and His Son, winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction, comes a collection of six stories that transport readers to the richly textured world of Jamaica.

The stories interweave the fantastic with the everyday, and offer a wealth of detail about life in the West Indies. Start studying Ajeemah & His Son #1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Berry's (Ajeemah and His Son) original story stars a favorite West Indian mythical trickster, Anancy Spiderman, in a spunky tale of cooperation.

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The Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards are a set of American literary awards conferred by The Boston Globe and The Horn Book Magazine annually from One book is recognized in each of three categories: Fiction and Poetry, Nonfiction, and Picture Book.

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