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Minor Characters In Sharon M. Draper's Copper Sun

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Sharon M. Draper’s Copper Sun includes a diverse selection of minor characters, who further the story in their own way, one being a young man named Nathan. During Amari, Polly, and Tidbit’s venture down to Florida, they become acquainted with Nathan, him supplying the three with important knowledge and a distraction. When first introduced to him, the three travelers had to be wary, as Nathan seemed like the usual arrogant and cocky white male. However, Nathan had no intention to harm the runaways, proving himself considerate and nondiscriminatory, thus gaining their trust. One of the first things that he does to assist the group was he informed them that Fort Mose was, indeed, a real place. In addition, he tells Amari, Polly, and Tidbit the
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