The Bitter Side of Sweet

Book Verdict

The Bitter Side of Sweet

by Tara Sullivan

First Release:

April 2016

ISBN: 9780399173073

Ivory Coast: The fiery new girl at the cacao farm where Amadou and Seydou are enslaved doesn’t follow the brothers’ survival tactics. Instead, she entangles them in her risky plan for escape. Author’s note. Sources. Glossary. Map of Ivory Coast and Africa.

  • ISBN: 9780399173073
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Putnam’s
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.3, Points: 19
    Lexile: Level: 810L
    Awards & Honors: The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    YALSA 2017 Best Fiction for Young Adults
    Genre: Fic
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