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Publisher Description

Stolen from her village, sold to the highest bidder,
fifteen-year-old Amari has only one thing left of her own -- hope.


Amari's life was once perfect. Engaged to the handsomest man in her tribe, adored by her family, and living in a beautiful village, she could not have imagined everything could be taken away from her in an instant. But when slave traders invade her village and brutally murder her entire family, Amari finds herself dragged away to a slave ship headed to the Carolinas, where she is bought by a plantation owner and given to his son as a birthday present.

Survival seems all that Amari can hope for. But then an act of unimaginable cruelty provides her with an opportunity to escape, and with an indentured servant named Polly she flees to Fort Mose, Florida, in search of sanctuary at the Spanish colony. Can the illusive dream of freedom sustain Amari and Polly on their arduous journey, fraught with hardship and danger?

GENRE
Young Adult
RELEASED
2012
June 19
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
SELLER
SIMON AND SCHUSTER DIGITAL SALES INC
SIZE
9.4
MB
AUDIENCE
Grades 9 and Above

Customer Reviews

LyssaWyssa ,

👍👍👍👍👍

this book is fantastically wonderful . we had to read it in school & after one chapter , you will want to keep reading .

Stephanie Antonio ,

Great story.

It is a great story, made me cry, and I would recommend this book to anyone. This story is such an emotional ride, it’s awesome. I enjoyed everything about it, and would like a movie that tells the whole story exactly like it’s written.

Big Titty Jay (aka Boler) ,

What?

Not feelin the book. A lot of racism in it and very hard to follow, I’m not stupid either, I’ve written and revised my fair share of book. It’s just like why would you read this if people don’t like racism, just pointless at this point. Now that you’ve read all of this maybe you’ll understand that it was a waste of time and a joke b/c I have yet to read it. Follow me on ig @boler__ and snap jayboler11

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