Amos Fortune, free man

Title Amos Fortune, free man
Names Yates, Elizabeth.
Book Number BR009130
Title Status Active
Medium Braille
Annotation Born an African prince, Amos Fortune is captured by slave traders when he is fifteen. He is sold in Boston, where he learns the tanner's trade. At age sixty, Fortune is able to purchase his freedom, and he begins to save money for the freedom of other slaves. For grades 4-7 and older readers. Newbery Medal.
Local Subject Classics - CLA
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
Young Adult Book - YA
Short Book - SH
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
History - HST
Black Interest - BLK
Award-Winning Children's Books - AWJ
History, United States - HUS
Audience Notes For grades 4-7.
Newbery Medal winner.
Award winner.
LC Subject African Americans - Massachusetts - Biography - Juvenile literature
Slaves - Massachusetts - Biography - Juvenile literature
Massachusetts - Biography - Juvenile literature
Call Number j974.400496073024 B JNF
Language English
Released 1950
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, 1950 (National Braille Press, transcribing agency. National Braille Press, distributor)
Original Publication Transcription of: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Puffin Books, 1989, c1950.
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