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Amos Fortune, Free Man

Written by Elizabeth Yates
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May 28, 1989
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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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Elizabeth Yates

Elizabeth Yates (1905-2001), prolific American author, won the 1951 Newbery Medal for her novel Amos Fortune, Free Man. She also received a Newbery Honor in 1944 for Mountain Born.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780140341584
Publication Date:
May 28, 1989
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
89030234
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
19265732
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0140341587
Lexile® Level:
1090L
ATOS® Book Level:
6.5
Accelerated Reader® Points:
5.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
3
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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