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Amos Fortune, Free Man

(Paperback - May 1989)
$6.99 - Online Price

Overview

Winner of the Newbery Medal
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

Details

  • SKU: 9780140341584
  • SKU10: 0140341587
  • Title: Amos Fortune, Free Man
  • Series: Puffin Newbery Library
  • Qty Remaining Online: 194
  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Date Published: May 1989
  • Pages: 181
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Age Range: 9 - 12
  • Grade Level: 4th Grade thru 7th Grade
  • Weight lbs: 0.34
  • Dimensions: 7.83" L x 5.13" W x 0.51" H
  • Features: Price on Product, Illustrated, Ikids
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular; Chronological Period | 18th Century; Cultural Region | New England; Ethnic Orientation | African American; Geographic Orientation | Massachusetts;
  • Awards: 1951 Newbery Medal (Winner - Children's)
  • Category: AFRICAN-AMERICAN
  • Subject: Biography & Autobiography - Historical

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