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Amos Fortune, Free Man

Amos Fortune, Free Man

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Series: History, American - Colonial Era
Genres: Chapter Books, Fiction, Non-Fiction
Tags: Ages 12 & Up, Ages 8-12, Award Winners
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Year: 1989

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.

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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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