An overview and plot summary of Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry. Part of a larger Study Guide by Immediately download the Ajeemah and His Son summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and. Ajeemah and His Son. and Historical Fiction; Annotation: Ajeemah, taking his son Atu to be wed, is seized by slavers and shipped from Africa to Jamaica.
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Dawn rated it it was ok Jun 13, Ajeemah and his son were captured by slave catchers.
Ajeemah and His Son
Claire rated it liked it Jan 21, Jori Richardson rated it it was ok Nov 24, Cherie rated it liked it Aug 14, To view it, click here. What are the main characters of the story? They are split up after that, and each man deals with loss and adjustment in his own way. Its hard to explain but Copper Son was longer and it had more interesting problems. 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.
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Ethne W rated it really liked it Nov 16, Neo aikens hjs it it was amazing Oct 20, Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Andrea Olson rated it it was ok Jan 05, Published January 30th by HarperCollins first published October 1st Brilliant, complex, powerfully written.
Oct 25, Anucha Niankrathok added it. There was a problem adding your email address. Megan rated it liked it Apr 20, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bitthe saddest part of which is their inability to make This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load. I connect this book to Copper Sun. Lists with Zon Book. Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another again.
I know it has to be real, but it seemed a little strong. Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bitthe saddest part of which is their inability to make contact with their loved ones in Africa.
Trivia About Ajeemah and His Son. This book would be wonderful for anyone is interested in aheemah narratives or learning more about the Middle Passage as told through fiction. In the end, when Ajeemah celebrates his daughter’s marriage, she admires his fortitude but–as a free Jamaican–silently rejects her African name and heritage.
I liked Copper Son better because it was more interesting. Please provide an email address.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. An amazing depiction of slave life. Sep 15, Grace rated it really liked it. Open Preview See wjeemah Problem?
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Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry
They become free people. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. After being suddenly sin, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. Amanda rated it it was ok Dec 15, Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
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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 Atu’s bride-to-be. Priya Patel rated it it was amazing Aug 30, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Oct 18, Akeila rated it really liked it Recommends it for: