Amos Fortune, Free Man

Elizabeth Yates (Author)
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Description

A Newbery Medal Winner

When Amos Fortune was only fifteen years old, he was captured by slave traders and brought to Massachusetts, where he was sold at auction. Although his freedom had been taken, Amos never lost his dinity and courage. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. And, at age 60, he finally began to see those dreams come true.

The moving story of a life dedicated to the fight for freedom.--Booklist

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Puffin Books
Publish Date
May 01, 1989
Pages
192
Dimensions
5.13 X 7.83 X 0.51 inches | 0.34 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780140341584

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About the Author

Elizabeth Yates (1905-2001), prolific American author, won the 1951 Newbery Medal for her novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. She also received a Newbery Honor in 1944 for Mountain Born.

Nora Unwin (1907-1982) illustrated more than one hundred books for children.

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Praise for Amos Fortune, Free Man

"The moving story of a life dedicated to the fight for freedom."--Booklist