Fifteen-year-old Amari witnesses the murder of her family and the destruction of her remote African village. She endures countless humiliations as she is beaten, branded, and forced to board a slave ship. The atrocities continue as she struggles through endless days of backbreaking work and daily degradation on a plantation.
Somehow, through it all, Amari’s hopes and dreams survive because there are moments of kindness from an indentured white girl, Polly and the gentle wife of the plantation owner. Amari and Polly find that by working together freedom could be possible.
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This is one of my favorite books ever!!! it really teaches you about slavery and is super interesting!!!! I love it... this book made me like reading, that's now one of my fave things to do!!!!
One of my class readings that made me love reading
Copper sun shouldn’t be a book you only force yourself to read because your class demands it. It’s a heartbreaking and beautiful story. Please give it a read.
This book was great! It was a well written story! It is as if you can feel the emotions the characters are feeling. It drew me in and i was suddenly a part of it. It was definitally a tear jerker but in the end all is well with everyone. I highly recomend this book to anyone!