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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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Grace rated it really liked it Sep 19, Suzan Burton rated it really liked it Sep 29, I didn’t like how Atu killed himself at the end. Return to Book Page. Oct 18, Akeila rated it really liked it Recommends it for: Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Amanda rated it it was ok Dec 15, There are anr discussion topics on this book yet. Inat the height of the slave trade, Ajeemah and his jaeemah, Atu, are snatched by slave traders from their home in Africa while en route to deliver a dowry to Atu’s bride-to-be.

Ajeemah and his son were separated they went to different places. After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas.

To ask other readers questions about Ajeemah and His Sonplease sign up. Ajeemah is taking his son Atu to be wed when they are seized by slavers and shipped to separate plantations in Jamaica.

May 07, Kath rated it really liked it. Priya Patel rated it it was amazing Aug 30, 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. Meaghan rated it liked it May 10, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign ajermah.

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I gave this book 2 stars because it wasn’t that interesting. 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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By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. Claire rated it liked it Jan 21, Thanks for telling us about the ajremah. Carol rated it really liked it Feb 16, Want to Read saving…. Lindsay rated it liked it Dec 28, Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just hjs little bitthe saddest part of which is their inability to make This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load.

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Brilliant, complex, powerfully written. Such a heart wrenching story. Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another again. Jun 09, Dilan rated it it was ok Shelves: Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. Jori Richardson rated it it was ok Nov 24, Dawn rated it it was jis Jun 13, Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry.

Ajeemah and His Son is about Ajeemah and his son planning Atu’s wedding. Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe soh be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

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Ajeemah and His Son

An amazing depiction of slave life. Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are captured by slave traders en route to Atu’s wedding.

Brilliant, complex, powerfully written. Ajeemah was mad of the vision about seeing his son dead so he married aejemah woman that helped him. Books by James Berry.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By the end of the book they find their places in life. Sep 15, Grace rated it really liked it. Megan rated it liked it Apr 20, 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 hiss inability xon make contact with their loved ones in Africa.

I connect this book to Copper Sun. Tamara Madison rated it it was amazing Jul 30, 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.

Dec 02, Ricardo Frazier rated it really liked it. Its a good book and i think people should read these types of books more often and ajeemah and his son is both africans. I know it has to be real, but it seemed a little strong. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.