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Noni Carter

Biography

Noni Carter

Noni Carter (born May 22, 1991) is an American author from Fayetteville, Georgia, whose first book, Good Fortune, was released by Simon & Schuster in January 2010. The young-adult novel is about the life of a slave girl who was snatched from her homeland in Africa in the early 19th century and brought to the United States, where she eventually escaped from a plantation and fled to freedom. Carter, who started attending Harvard University as a freshman in the fall of 2009, is one of the youngest writers signed by Simon & Schuster.

Noni Carter

Books by Noni Carter

by Noni Carter - Historical Fiction

Ayanna Bahati was born in Africa, as free as a bird in the sky. At just four years old, she is torn from her home and shipped to America as a slave. At 14, she escapes the plantation and runs north towards freedom. But even the scars on her back and the wounds in her heart won't kill her dreams of achieving the next step in freedom: getting an education.