Elizabeth Yates Amos Fortune, Free Man

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

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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

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The life of the 18th-century African prince who, after being captured by slave traders, was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty.

About the Author:

Elizabeth Yates (19052001), 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 (19071982) illustrated more than one hundred books for children.

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