Copper sun / Sharon M. Draper.

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.

Main Author: Draper, Sharon M.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2008.
Edition: 1st Atheneum Books for Young Readers pbk. ed.
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Summary: 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.
Item Description: Includes a reading group guide (p. [309]-311).
Physical Description: 316 p. ; 21 cm.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2007
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [304-306]).
ISBN: 9781416953487 (pbk.)
1416953485 (pbk.)
Author Notes: Sharon M. Draper was born in Cleveland, Ohio on August 21, 1952. She taught high school English for twenty-five years and received numerous honors including Ohio Teacher of the Year and the NCNW Excellence in Teaching Award. She has also written numerous books including Romiette and Julio, Darkness before Dawn, Double Dutch, and the Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs series. She is a a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Award for Copper Sun, Forged by Fire, Tears of a Tiger, The Battle of Jericho, and November Blues. Her title Out of My Mind made The New York Times Best Seller List.

(Bowker Author Biography)