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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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I liked Copper Son better because it was more interesting. Jori Richardson rated it it was ok Nov 24, Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another again.

Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry

Oct 25, Anucha Niankrathok added it. Amanda rated it it was ok Dec 15, 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. I didn’t like how Atu killed himself at the end.

Jun 09, Dilan rated it it was ok Shelves: Ajeemah and ajjeemah son, Atu, are captured by slave traders en route to Atu’s wedding. Ethne W rated it really liked it Nov 16, Such a heart wrenching story.

This book would be wonderful for anyone is interested in slave narratives or learning eon about the Middle Passage as told through fiction. Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: Meaghan rated it liked it May 10, Grace rated it really liked it Sep 19, I gave this book 2 stars because it wasn’t ajesmah interesting.

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What are the main characters of the story? May 13, Kristen rated it really liked it Shelves: Dawn rated it it was ok Jun 13, Claire rated it liked it Jan 21, Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the sonn of ajjeemah slave just a little bitthe saddest part of which is their inability to make contact with their loved ones in Africa.

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Open Preview See a Problem? Published January 30th by HarperCollins first published October 1st Ajeemah and His Son connect to Copper Son because they both are captured by slave catchers. Brilliant, complex, powerfully written.

May 07, Kath rated it really liked it. 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. Each moment here of the Jamaican-born poet’s terse, melodious narrative is laden with emotion; even when Berry pauses to describe the slave trade, his island patois is rich and evocative, drawing readers irresistibly into Atu’s shattered world and Ajeemah’s profound grief for the life and children left behind.

After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. Ajeemah and his son were captured by slave catchers. By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Dec 02, Ricardo Frazier rated it really liked it. This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load. Please provide an email address. 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.

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Carol rated it really liked it Hiis 16, Andrea Olson rated it it was ok Jan 05, Wjeemah and His Son is about Ajeemah and his son planning Atu’s wedding.

Purpleluv rated it it was ok Jul 14, Trivia About Ajeemah and His Son. By the end of the book they find their places in life. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. They are split up after that, and each man deals with loss and adjustment in his own way. Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry.

See 2 questions about Ajeemah and His Son…. Oct 18, Akeila rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Brilliant, complex, powerfully written. Suzan Burton rated it really liked it Sep 29, Ajeemah was mad of the vision about seeing his son dead so he married some woman that helped him.

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