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Author Yates, Elizabeth, 1905-2001.
Title Amos Fortune, free man / by Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin.
Pub Info New York : Aladdin Books, 1950.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J FICTION Yates     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room  J BIOG Fortune     AVAILABLE
Edition [1st ed.].
Descript 181 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
8vo. rdabf
Awards Newbery Medal, 1951.
Contents Africa 1725 -- Middle passage -- Boston 1725-1740 -- Woburn 1740-1779 -- Journey to Keene 1779 -- Arrival at Jaffrey -- Hard work fills the iron kettle 1781-1789 -- Amos on the mountain -- Auctioned for freedom -- Evergreen years 1794-1801.
Summary The life of the eighteenth-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.
Subject Fortune, Amos, 1709 or 1710-1801 -- Juvenile literature.
Fortune, Amos, 1709 or 1710-1801.
African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Slaves -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Slaves.
Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Biographies.
Literature.
Add Author Unwin, Nora S. (Nora Spicer), 1907-1982.
Related To Online version: Yates, Elizabeth, 1905-2001. Amos Fortune, free man. [1st ed.]. New York, Aladdin Books, 1950 (OCoLC)609800901
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