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The bitter side of sweet : a novel / Tara Sullivan.

Sullivan, Tara, (author.). Jackson, JD, (narrator.).

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  • 2 of 2 copies available at Bibliomation.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plumb Memorial Library - Shelton TEEN C/D FIC SUL (8 cds) (Text to phone) 34025142430989 Teen Book on CD Available -
Southbury Public Library TEEN SULLIVAN/BOOK ON CD (Text to phone) 34019143120624 Teen Book on CD Available -

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General Note:
Title from container.
Compact discs.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by J.D. Jackson.
Summary, etc.:
Fifteen-year-old Amadou counts the things that matter. For two years what has mattered are the number of cacao pods he and his younger brother, Seydou, can chop down in a day. This number is very important. The higher the number the safer they are because the bosses won't beat them. The higher the number the closer they are to paying off their debt and returning home to Moke and Auntie. Maybe. The problem is, Amadou doesn't know how much he and Seydou owe, and the bosses won't tell him. The boys 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. With no hope of escape, all they can do is try their best to stay alive, until Khadija comes into their lives.
Awards Note:
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Teen, 2019.
Subject: Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
Child labor > Juvenile fiction.
Chocolate > Juvenile fiction.
Blacks > Côte d'Ivoire > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Fiction.
Child labor > Fiction.
Chocolate > Fiction.
Blacks > Côte d'Ivoire > Fiction.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.

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