Amos Fortune, free man

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Dutton Children's Books,
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[1st ed.]
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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
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Grouped Work ID 693a0c21-eda3-d55e-ac5b-421813b5e678
Full title amos fortune free man
Author yates elizabeth
Grouping Category book
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author Yates, Elizabeth, 1905-2001.
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display_description 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.
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owning_library_aacpl Anne Arundel County Public Library
owning_location_aacpl Brooklyn Park Library, Crofton Library, Maryland City at Russett Library, Severn Library
primary_isbn 9780758701725
publishDate 1950
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subject_facet African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, African Americans -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Fortune, Amos, -- 1709 or 1710-1801 -- Juvenile literature, Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1951), Slaves -- Juvenile literature, Slaves -- Massachusetts -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
title_display Amos Fortune, free man
title_full Amos Fortune, free man / Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
title_short Amos Fortune, free man
topic_facet African Americans, Fortune, Amos, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1951), Slaves