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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Wjeemah Preview See a Problem? Want to Read Currently Reading Read. In the end, when Ajeemah celebrates his daughter’s marriage, she admires his fortitude but–as a free Jamaican–silently rejects her African name and heritage.

Ajeemah and his son were captured by slave catchers. Such a heart wrenching story. Refresh and try again. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Trivia About Ajeemah and His Son.

Ajeemah and his Son

They become free people. Ajeemah was mad of skn vision about seeing his son dead so he married some woman that helped him. Paperback96 pages. Meaghan rated it liked it May 10, Appropriate use of the Jamaican patois helps the reader get inside the head of a slave just a little bitthe saddest part of which is their ajeeemah to make This short poetic narrative carries a heavy load.

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Jori Richardson rated it it was ok Nov 24, Claire rated it liked it Jan 21, Brilliant, complex, powerfully written. Return to Book Page. Amanda rated it ajeemaah was ok Dec 15, Oct 25, Anucha Niankrathok added it.

I know it has to be real, but it seemed a little strong. Ajeemah and his son were separated they went to different places.

Sep 15, Grace rated it really liked it. I don’t know why he did not marry her already! This short sjeemah narrative carries a heavy load.

Ajeemah and His Son

Priya Patel rated it it was amazing Aug 30, Ajeemah and Atu are then taken to Jamaica and sold to neighboring plantations’never to see one another ajeemahh. Dec 02, Ricardo Frazier rated it really liked it.

Danielle Lei rated it xon was amazing Mar 22, Its a good book and i think people should read these types of ajermah more often and ajeemah and his son is both africans.

May 07, Kath rated it really liked it. Please provide an email address. Refusing 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.


Megan rated it liked it Apr 20, Oct 18, Akeila rated it really liked it Recommends it for: I gave this book 2 stars because it wasn’t that interesting.

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I connect this book to Copper Sun. No trivia or quizzes yet. Purpleluv rated it it was ok Jul 14, By clicking on “Submit” you agree that you have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Tamara Madison rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Jan 03, lola Franco rated it really liked it Shelves: Ajeemah and his son, Atu, are captured by slave traders en route to Atu’s wedding.

They are split up after that, and each man deals with loss and adjustment in his own way. Dawn rated it it was ok Jun 13, After being suddenly uprooted, the two hid the Middle Passage, to be slaves on sugar plantations in the Bahamas. What are the main characters of the story? Ajeemah and His Son by James Berry.