My Name is Not Friday

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  • Hardcover
  • 384 pages
  • My Name is Not Friday
  • Jon Walter
  • 23 January 2018
  • 0545855225

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My Name is Not Friday Well mannered Samuel and his mischievous younger brother Joshua are free black boys living in an orphanage during the end of the Civil War Samuel takes the blame for Joshua s latest prank, and the consequence is worse than he could ever imagine He s taken from the orphanage to the South, given a new name Friday and sold into slavery What follows is a heartbreaking but hopeful account of Samuel s journey from freedom, to captivity, and back again. New Download My Name is Not Friday [ Author ] Jon Walter [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – passionbusiness.co.uk

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10 thoughts on “My Name is Not Friday

  1. BAM The Bibliomaniac says:

    2017 Reading Challenge title contains day of week or month

  2. George Lester says:

    MY NAME S NOT FRIDAY is an absolute treasure of a book Beautiful, moving and exciting A total stunner and utterly faultless from start to finish I cannot sing its praises loud enough

  3. Julia says:

    Keine leichte Lekt re, da es sehr viel Rassismus und Gewalt enth lt Es schockiert mich zutiefst, wie man damals People of Colour behandelt hat und wie man sie als Eigentum betrachtete Es ist wirklich bitter davon zu lesen.Die Geschichte wirkt dadurch erschreckend real und sehr spannend.

  4. Aimee Rogers says:

    I WROTE THIS REVIEW FOR KIDSREADS TEENREADS.COM.MY NAME IS NOT FRIDAY is a superb book and even though it is just the start of 2016, I believe that we will find MY NAME IS NOT FRIDAY on many 2016 best books lists This historical fiction novel features 13 year old Samuel, an African American boy who has spent half his life in an orphanage run by Father Mosely after his mother died giving birth to his baby brother, Joshua Considering that Samuel is alive during the height of the Civil War, his l I WROTE THIS REVIEW FOR KIDSREADS TEENREADS.COM.MY NAME IS NOT FRIDAY is a superb book and even though it is just the start of 2016, I believe that we will find MY NAME IS NOT FRIDAY on many 2016 best books lists This his...

  5. Katy Noyes says:

    This reminded me of both Twelve Years a Slave and Buffalo Girl a stolen free child is forced into slavery and survives the ordeal through to the coming of the Civil War to his plantation and attempts at escape and a return to his family.Buffalo Girl follows its protagonist, as this does, through the ordeal of what it was to be a slave and through to the battles facing them after emancipation as the war did little to help former workers into equal lives with their former owners It was al This reminded me of both Twelve Years a Slave and Buffalo Girl a stolen free child is forced into slavery and survives the ordeal through to the coming of the Civil War to his plantation and attempts at escape and a return to his family.Buffalo Girl follows its protagonist, as this does, through the ordeal of what it was to be a slave and through to the battles facing them after emancipation as the war did little to help former workers into equal lives with their former owners It was also aimed as young adults, as I believe this is.Samuel is a boy himself when he is taken from his orphanage and education, and brother , blamed for something he did not do, finding himself with a new slave name and having to pretend illiteracy, working in the cotton fields, owned by a boy no older than himself.It isn t as brutal as I had feared, which makes it muchpalatable for a younger audience than Twelve Years a Slave Samuel Friday uses his beliefs to try to make the best of his situation and t...

  6. Maya White-Lurie says:

    I tried really hard to like this book because it got great reviews and has a good premise But I couldn t see what all the fuss was about The opening lines are great They grabbed my attention and I wanted to read , but characters weren t as strong as they could beAlso, I found it really unrealistic that race was not a part of describing characters The first mention of race occurs on page 39 with the use of the n word Very poor execution I think race differences would have been taught to I tried really hard to like this b...

  7. Ms. Yingling says:

    Rather slow, and starts early on with Samuel aka Friday getting kicked out of his orphanage because someone has defecated on the altar of the church, and he admits to it That was a bit odd This author has some work to do before he really u...

  8. Deborah says:

    I loved this book I like the cover of the version I read better than the one featured above, though Samuel is abducted from an orphanage sometime during the Civil War Time and place are intentionally vague, though the author based scenes and dialogues on primary source documents Samuel and every character in the novel resonate with authenticity The story follows Samuel as he is betrayed and enslaved and sold to a widow and son with a struggling slave labor camp of cotton If I have one quib I loved this book I like the cover of the version I read better than the one featured above, though Samuel is abducted from an orphanage sometime during the Civil War Time and place are intentionally vague, though the author based scenes and dialogues on primary source documents Samuel and every character in the novel resonate with authenticity The story follows Samuel as he is betrayed and enslaved and sold to a widow and son with a struggling slave labor camp of cotton If I have one quibble, it is that Mrs Allen and especially young Gerald areempathetic to people of color than someone in their ...

  9. Maria Kramer says:

    Something about this book just failed to click with me the characters, the narrative style, the audiobook reader something just didn t work Stopped right away Maybe I should give it another chance later.

  10. Jolien says:

    I will be thinking about this book for a long time to come