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The Resource Amos Fortune : free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin

Amos Fortune : free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin

Label
Amos Fortune : free man
Title
Amos Fortune
Title remainder
free man
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Awards note
Newbery Medal, 1951.
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
IUK
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1905-2001
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yates, Elizabeth
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1090
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
E185.97.F73
LC item number
Y3 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
6.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1907-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Unwin, Nora S.
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune, Amos
  • Fortune, Amos
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Massachusetts
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Amos Fortune : free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1950
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa 1725 -- Middle passage -- Boston 1725-1740 -- Woburn 1740-1779 -- Journey to Keene 1779 -- Arrival at Jaffrey -- Hard work fills the iron kettle 1781-1789 -- Amos on the mountain -- Auctioned for freedom -- Evergreen years 1794-1801
Control code
ocn232333940
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781439514894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)232333940
  • (Sirsi) a1171175
Label
Amos Fortune : free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1950
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa 1725 -- Middle passage -- Boston 1725-1740 -- Woburn 1740-1779 -- Journey to Keene 1779 -- Arrival at Jaffrey -- Hard work fills the iron kettle 1781-1789 -- Amos on the mountain -- Auctioned for freedom -- Evergreen years 1794-1801
Control code
ocn232333940
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781439514894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)232333940
  • (Sirsi) a1171175

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