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Amos Fortune, Free Man

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Amos Fortune, Free Man

by Elizabeth Yates


Quick Overview

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.
  • Details

    Amos Fortune was born the son of an African king. In 1725, when he was 15 years old, he was captured by slave traders, brought to America and sold at auction. For 45 years, Amos worked as a slave and dreamed of freedom. At 60, he began to see those dreams come true. A Newbery Honor Book. Size 0.51" H x 7.83" L x 5.13" W, 192 pages

    Additional Information

    ISBN 9780140341584
    Author Elizabeth Yates
    Age Group 8-12
    Book Type paperback

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