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.
The Bitter Side of SweetBook Verdict
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
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