Nightjohn

Nightjohn

Book - 1993
Average Rating:
Rate this:
3
2
2
 …
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
0440219361
9780385308380
0385308388
Characteristics: 92 p. ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Night John

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

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!!!!!!!!!!

Age

Add Age Suitability

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

Quotes

Add a Quote

MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

"Tobacco girl--time for another letter."

kyle64star Jul 21, 2012

i be john

Summary

Add a Summary

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.

Notices

Add Notices

MaryBar74 Aug 10, 2012

Violence: People beaten and dogs attacking people.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at WCLS.

Try searching for Nightjohn to see if WCLS owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top