Fort Mose and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America

Title Fort Mose and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in Colonial America
Names Turner, Glennette Tilley.
Book Number DB072923
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Biography of Francisco Menendez, who was born in West Africa around 1700, sold into slavery in South Carolina, and freed in Spanish Florida in 1738. Describes his leadership of Fort Mose, the first officially sanctioned free black settlement in what is now the United States. For grades 5-8. 2010.
Narrator Pipes, Nona.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
History - HST
Short Book - SH
Audience Notes Female narrator.
For grades 5-8.
LC Subject African Americans - Florida - Saint Augustine - Biography - Juvenile literature
African Americans - Florida - Saint Augustine - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Free African Americans - Florida - Saint Augustine - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Frontier and pioneer life - Florida - Saint Augustine - Juvenile literature
Fugitive slaves - Florida - Saint Augustine - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Florida - History - Spanish colony, 1565-1763 - Juvenile literature
Fort Mose Site (Fla.) - Juvenile literature
Saint Augustine (Fla.) - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Saint Augustine (Fla.) - Militia - History - 18th century - Juvenile literature
Call Number j975.918 JNF
Language English
Released 2010
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2010 (VFX, recording studio)
Original Publication Recorded from: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010. 9780810940567
This item is currently in your Book Basket.