The Resource The bitter side of sweet, Tara Sullivan

The bitter side of sweet, Tara Sullivan

Label
The bitter side of sweet
Title
The bitter side of sweet
Statement of responsibility
Tara Sullivan
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "Kept as forced labor on a chocolate plantation in the Ivory Coast, Amadou and his younger brother Seydou had given up hope, until a young girl arrives at the camp who rekindles the urge to escape"--
  • They only wanted to make some money during the dry season to help their impoverished family; instead they were tricked into forced labor on a plantation in the Ivory Coast. For two years what has mattered are the number of cacao pods Amadou and his younger brother, Seydou, can chop down in a day. Then Khadija comes, the first girl who has ever come to camp, and she's a wild thing. She fights, but the bosses break her. Now the three band together as family and try just once more to escape
Summary
Frantically working to escape punishment by their overseers, Ivory Coast child slaves Amadou and Seydou befriend a slave newcomer whose constant attempts to escape compel the brothers to plan their own flight
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
  • YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10470457
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sullivan, Tara
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
810
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 8
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Child labor
  • Chocolate
  • Blacks
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Slavery
  • Child labor
  • Chocolate
  • Blacks
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
  • JUVENILE FICTION
Target audience
adolescent
Label
The bitter side of sweet, Tara Sullivan
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 305)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn934627716
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780399173073
Lccn
2015038251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)934627716
Label
The bitter side of sweet, Tara Sullivan
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 305)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn934627716
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
299 pages
Isbn
9780399173073
Lccn
2015038251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)934627716

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