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Sam can't believe it when his father leaves the family to marry another woman-and a white woman, at that. The betrayal cuts deep-Sam had been so close to his dad, and idolized him. Now who can he turn to, who can he trust? Even God seems to have ditched him. Ishmael is his father's first son, the heir, his favorite. But when his father is visited by mysterious strangers who claim that Abraham's wife, Sarah, will finally give birth to a son, Ishmael is worried. And when baby Isaac arrives, Ishmael becomes more isolated from his father. Could Abraham's God, who had spoken to Ishmael's mother, to whom he has made countless sacrifices, now betray him in favor of this new son?
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Grouping Title dark sons
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display_description Alternating poems compare and contrast the conflicted feelings of Ishmael, son of the Biblical patriarch Abraham, and Sam, a teenager in New York City, as they try to come to terms with being abandoned by their fathers and with the love they feel for their younger stepbrothers.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Fiction, Bible -- History of Biblical events -- Fiction, Bible stories, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King Honor book -- 2006, Fathers and sons -- Fiction, Ishmael -- (Biblical figure) -- Fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction, Novels, Novels in verse, Religious fiction, Self-perception -- Fiction, Stepbrothers -- Fiction
title_display Dark sons
title_full Dark Sons, Dark sons / Nikki Grimes
title_short Dark sons
topic_facet African Americans, Coretta Scott King Award, Coretta Scott King Honor book, Fathers and sons, History of Biblical events, Ishmael, Novels in verse, Self-perception, Stepbrothers, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature