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Amos Fortune, Free Man (Puffin Newberry Library) (Prebound)

Amos Fortune, Free Man (Puffin Newberry Library) By Elizabeth Yates, Nora S. Unwin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Elizabeth Yates, Nora S. Unwin (Illustrator)
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aIt does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live.a

These were the words of Amos Fortune, born the son of a king of the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa. When Amos 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. He dreamed of being free and of buying the freedom of his closest friends. By the time he was sixty years old, Amos Fortune began to see those dreams come true. Amos Fortune, Free Man is a Newbery Award winner that is based on a true story.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780812474909
ISBN-10: 0812474902
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: May 1st, 1989
Pages: 181
Language: English
Series: Puffin Newberry Library

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