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Copper Sun

Copper Sun

by Sharon M. Draper
Two fifteen-year-old girls—one a slave and the other an indentured servant—escape their Carolina plantation and try to make their way to Fort Moses, Florida, a Spanish colony that gives sanctuary to slaves.
Ages
14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Lexile Measure
AD570L

About the Author

Sharon M. Draper Sharon Draper has published a wide variety of books for young readers, including the acclaimed young adult novels Tears of a Tiger, which won the Coretta Scott King Genesis Award, and Forged by Fire, winner of the Coretta Scott King Award. She has also published books of poetry for both children and adults and a book on teaching.

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