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Amos Fortune : free man

Author: Elizabeth Yates; Nora S Unwin
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 2007, ©1950.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 dignity 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.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Amos Fortune; Amos Fortune; Amos Fortune
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Yates; Nora S Unwin
ISBN: 9780140341584 0140341587 9780757548291 0757548296
OCLC Number: 232333940
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1950.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1951
Description: 181 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
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.
Responsibility: Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin.
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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 dignity 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.

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