Free eBook My Name Is Not Angelica download
by Scott O'Dell
Author: Scott O'Dell
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers (October 30, 1989)
Category: Young Adults
Subcategory: Literature and Fiction
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In the writing of My Name Is Not Angelica, I talked to librarians and teachers on the islands of St. Thomas and St. John and to the descendants of slaves who lived through the revolt of 1733-1734
For information about permission. to reproduce selections from this book, write to. Permissions, Houghton Mifflin Company, 215 Park Avenue. South, New York, New York 10003. Printed in the United States of America. In the writing of My Name Is Not Angelica, I talked to librarians and teachers on the islands of St. John and to the descendants of slaves who lived through the revolt of 1733-1734. The island of St. John was discovered by Columbus in 1493. It passed from hand to hand among the Spaniards, the Dutch, the British, and the French until the year 1717, when it was settled by the Danes.
They would work us hard but would not eat us. John, which was to be our home, was owned . It is a Wednesday in the month of April. You are not in Africa, dreaming about a breakfast of melons and roasted birds
They would work us hard but would not eat us. John, which was to be our home, was owned by Denmark, Master Sorensen told me. He said that it was far across the ocean, near America. He told me many things. You are not in Africa, dreaming about a breakfast of melons and roasted birds. You're on the plantation of Master van Prok, on the island of St. John in the Danish West Indies among the Virgin Islands.
The ground was strewn with spiny clumps. I heard faint voices and someone chopping brush. It was not far to the runaway camp, but there was no sign of a trail. I balanced the load on my head, pulled my dress tight around me, and took a few steps. They were cautious steps, but cactus spines pierced my feet and I had to stop. There was no way I could get at them unless I returned to where I started. Under a turpentine tree I put the load on the ground and pulled out the spines.
Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal . This book is about a girl named Raisha. Raisha and her family and friends live in Africa, until one day the white people came and brought them to America to work as slaves.
Scott O’Dell (1898–1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.
My Name is Not Angelica is a 1989 young adult novel by Scott O’Dell. This historical fiction takes place during the 1733 slave insurrection on St. John Island, then a colony of Denmark. The book tells the story of slavery in the Danish West Indies through the eyes of Raisha, renamed "Angelica" by her new masters. Betrayed by a rival tribe and shipped to the Caribbean, Raisha, her betrothed Konje and her friend Dondo are bought by Dutch family Jost Van Prok.
is so powerful, so searing, it will leave readers stunned. "O'Dell, like a conjurer, weaves worlds out of words.
Since Scott O'Dell has won a Hans Christian Anderson Author Medal Award and a Newbery, and was the runner-up for the . I was disappointed with My Name is Not Angelica
Since Scott O'Dell has won a Hans Christian Anderson Author Medal Award and a Newbery, and was the runner-up for the Newbery award three times, my expectations for this book might have been too high. I was disappointed with My Name is Not Angelica. We have also read Sarah Bishop and Carlota.
NIGHTJOHN by Gary Paulson My Name is Not Angelica by Scott O'Dell. New York: Bantum Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, 1993. 4. "Taking the train to Freedom. 1. Ask students to read the two novel titles and predict what each story may be about. Next, offer a book talk over each novel. In Mv Name is Not Angelica, extrapolate the scene at the end where the slaves final revolt is to jump over the cliff and commit suicide, but Raisha can not jump. Ask students to answer the following questions for their respective novel. National Park Service Study.
Thomas and the island of St. John. Master van Prok left the sugar mill and hurried to the fort. It was a thatched hut, a stone wall, a stone platform, and a cannon. The cannon puffed quietly. answered by three loud roars from the ship. Big roars," Dondo said, "mean the governor has a lot of powder and he's angry. The governor's always angry," I said. The ship sailed into the bay and the anchor went down and two men were rowed in close to the beach. Mistress Jenna named them