Amos Fortune, Free Man

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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.

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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. Excellent Newbery medal award that will grace your shelves for years to come.

  • Knowledge Box Central families: Use this alongside the Colonial History lapbooks and booklets.
  • Tapestry of Grace families: Read 3 weeks in Unit 4.
  • Weaver Curriculum families: Use this as an option when you are studying slavery.
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