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.

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Jori Richardson rated it it was ok Nov 24, There was a problem adding your email address. Published January 30th by HarperCollins first published October 1st Ajeekah 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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Lists with This Book. Inat the height of the slave trade, Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are snatched by slave traders from their home in Africa while en route to deliver a dowry to Atu’s bride-to-be. To view it, click here. Sep 15, Grace rated it really liked it. Cherie rated it liked it Aug 14, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

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Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bit xon, the saddest part of which is their inability to make This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load.

I didn’t like how Atu killed himself at the end. Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: Be the first to discover new talent!


What are the main characters of the story? Return to Book Page. They become free people. Danielle Lei rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Want to Ajeemahh Currently Reading Read. Trivia About Ajeemah and His Son. Carol rated it really liked it Feb 16, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Ajeemah and His Son is about Ajeemah and his son planning Atu’s wedding.

Open Preview See a Problem? Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are captured by slave traders en route to Atu’s wedding.

After being suddenly uprooted, the two endure the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. Tamara Madison rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Ruby rated it it was ok Apr 07,