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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, free man
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
After being captured by slave traders, an eighteenth-century African prince was brought to Massachusetts where he was a slave until he was able to buy his freedom at the age of sixty
Member of
Awards note
John 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
  • 8 and up
  • 1090
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 6.5
  • 5.8
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1907-1982
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Unwin, Nora S.
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fortune, Amos
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Newbery Medal
  • Massachusetts
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Amos Fortune, free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
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
9780140341584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
B F77YB ; XX-JB/WN-JNA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; [merge w/03281531, 19265732] ; C0908N31.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 232333940
  • (Sirsi) 232333940
  • (OCoLC)232333940
Label
Amos Fortune, free man, Elizabeth Yates ; illustrated by Nora S. Unwin
Publication
Note
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
9780140341584
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
B F77YB ; XX-JB/WN-JNA ; [NW-WN] ; NW ; [merge w/03281531, 19265732] ; C0908N31.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 232333940
  • (Sirsi) 232333940
  • (OCoLC)232333940

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