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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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Ajeemah was mad of the vision about seeing his son dead so he married some woman that helped him. Ajeemah and his son were captured by slave catchers. Priya Patel rated it it was amazing Ajewmah 30, Cherie rated it liked it Aug 14, Megan rated it liked it Apr 20, ihs Ethne W rated it really liked it Nov 16, Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

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After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. 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.

I connect this book to Copper Sun.

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Ajeemah and His Son is about Ajeemah and his son planning Atu’s wedding. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Its a good book and i think people should read these types of books more often and ajeemah and his son is both africans.

Carol rated it really liked it Feb 16, Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry. Paperback96 pages. I liked Copper Son better because it was more interesting.

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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.

Tamara Madison rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Ajeemah and his son were separated they went to different places.

Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another again. Please provide an email address.