Sarny, A Life Remembered

ISBN-10: 0440219736
ISBN-13: 9780440219736
Author: Paulsen, Gary
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Penguin Random House

Publication Date: August 1999

Copyright: 1997

Page Count: 192

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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Guided Reading: W
Lexile: 840L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 5.0
Grade Level Equivalent: 5

BISAC Subjects

Slavery; Fiction

Slavery; Fiction

Slavery; Fiction

Sarny, the young slave girl who learned to read in "Nightjohn," is now a young widow. She flees the plantation in the last days of the Civil War, a free woman in search of her sold-away children.
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9/27/2018 8:17:44 PM
Sarny an amazing book by Gary Paulsen. I would love to read it again and I will forever cherish this amazing book in my book- loving heart.

Sarny whom is which the main character lives her life in misery, two kids, a passed away husband and sadly a slave to her owner. She goes through torture to get her kids back and be free, she runs to the North after they come barging in on the south and shes finally set free. She hopes to have the life she has always dreamed of but with everything going on around her its hard to be peaceful and with her husband gone what should she do now...

Read the book to find out what happens, I loved this book and so would you