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Ayanna Bahati lives in a small African village when she is brutally kidnapped, along with her brother, and forced onto a slave ship to America. As Ayanna, renamed Anna, rises from the cotton fields to the masterand#8217;s house, she finds the familial love sheand#8217;s been yearning for in elderly Mary and Maryand#8217;s son Danieland#8212;but she is also faced with more threats to her survival. Risking everything to escape the plantation, Anna manages to make it north and to freedom, eventually settling in the free black community of Hudson, Ohio, and educating herself to become a teacher.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;In the tradition of andlt;Iandgt;Copper Sunandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Chainsandlt;/Iandgt;, this is the stirring tale of a girland#8217;s journey from Africa to freedom and from youth to womanhood, as recounted in this dazzling debut novel.

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Now in paperback, Good Fortune traces one girl's journey from slavery to freedom, told by 18-year-old Noni Carter in her dazzling debut.

About the Author

NONI CARTER is a 19-year-old honors student who enjoys writing, music and tennis. She is a sophmore at Harvard University.andnbsp;Noni lives in Fairburn, Georgia with her parents,andnbsp;two younger sisters, and an older brother. andlt;iandgt;Good Fortuneandlt;/iandgt; is her first novel.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781416984818
Author:
Carter, Noni
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Subject:
Historical - Africa
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Africa
Edition Description:
Reprint
Publication Date:
20110131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr
Pages:
496
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 19th Century

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