Copper Sun (Paperback)

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Copper Sun is the epic story of a young girl torn from her African village, sold into slavery, and stripped of everything she has ever known—except hope.

About the Author

Sharon M. Draper is a New York Times bestselling author and recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award honoring her significant and lasting contribution to writing for teens. She has received the Coretta Scott King Award for both Copper Sun and Forged by Fire, and was most recently awarded the Charlotte Huck Award for Stella by Starlight. Her novel Out of My Mind has won multiple awards and was a New York Times bestseller for over three years. She lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she taught high school English for twenty-five years and was named National Teacher of the Year. Visit her at

Praise For…

"A searing work of historical fiction."
-- Booklist, starred review

"Action-packed, multifaceted, character-rich."
-- SLJ, starred review

Product Details
ISBN: 9781416953487
ISBN-10: 1416953485
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 336
Language: English