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Nightjohn

Paulsen, Gary

Book - 1993
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Nightjohn
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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, c1993
ISBN: 9780440219361
9780385308380
0385308388
Branch Call Number: J PAULSEN
Characteristics: 92 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Alternate Title: Night john

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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. Ages 9-12


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Aug 10, 2012
  • MaryBar74 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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

Jul 20, 2012
  • kyle64star rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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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Jul 30, 2013
  • maroon_baboon_109 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

maroon_baboon_109 thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

Aug 10, 2012
  • MaryBar74 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

MaryBar74 thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

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Aug 10, 2012
  • MaryBar74 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Tobacco girl--time for another letter."

Jul 21, 2012
  • kyle64star rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

i be john

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Aug 10, 2012
  • MaryBar74 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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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Aug 10, 2012
  • MaryBar74 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Violence: People beaten and dogs attacking people.

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