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Twelve-year-old Sarny's brutal life as a slave becomes even more dangerous when a newly arrived slave offers to teach her how to read.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, 1993.
ISBN: 9780385308380
Branch Call Number: J/PAUL
Characteristics: 92 p. 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Night John.


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cmlibrary_jrobinson Sep 22, 2016

Written from Samy's point of view, it powerfully portrays injustice, wonderment of the written language, and a spirit of hope.

MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

I powerful book and the author said this story is about a real person. Nightjohn was courageous.

kyle64star Jul 19, 2012

this book is so so strong when you read this book you are taking a trip back to history a great book so great!!!!!!!!!!


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maroon_baboon_109 Jul 30, 2013

maroon_baboon_109 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

MaryBar74 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over


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MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

"Tobacco girl--time for another letter."

kyle64star Jul 21, 2012

i be john


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MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

Nightjohn is a person who put his life on the line to better others. Anyone who reads this book should learn from him.


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MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

Violence: People beaten and dogs attacking people.

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