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Amos Fortune, Free Man

By Elizabeth Yates

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Format: Paperback, 192 pages
Other Information: Illustrated
Published In: United Kingdom, 01 May 1989
A Newbery Medal Winner 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"

About the Author

Elizabeth Yates (1905-2001), 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 (1907-1982) illustrated more than one hundred books for children.

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EAN: 9780140341584
ISBN: 0140341587
Publisher: Puffin Books
Dimensions: 19.89 x 13.03 x 1.3 centimetres (0.16 kg)
Age Range: 5-9 years
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