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Copper sun

Copper sun

Author: Sharon M Draper
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2006.
Series: Tayshas high school reading list, 2007-2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
Two fifteen-year-old girls--one a slave and the other an indentured servant--escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Juvenile materials
Young adult works
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Binding)
Juvenile literature
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sharon M Draper
ISBN: 0689821816 9780689821813 1416953485 9781416953487 1415655634 9781415655634
OCLC Number: 58452076
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2007
Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2007
Target Audience: 820L
Description: 302 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Tayshas high school reading list, 2007-2008.
Responsibility: Sharon M. Draper.
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Copper Sun is the epic story of a young girl torn from her African village, sold into slavery, and stripped of everything she has ever known-except hope.  Read more...


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"A searing work of historical fiction." -- Booklist, starred review "Action-packed, multifaceted, character-rich." -- SLJ, starred review

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