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Praise for Amos Fortune, Free Man
"The moving story of a life dedicated to the fight for freedom."—Booklist
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.
Nora Unwin (1907–1982) illustrated more than one hundred books for children.
This was a great book from my childhood, and I was so happy to find it again.Published 2 months ago by R. York
A children's Classic you MUST read with your children!Published 3 months ago by LostInBooks N Pages
Love this book! It make s you want to do good things! Great fit young adults to read!Published 3 months ago by pbalaska
We used this book for homeschool, it was a good read for my junior high child.Published 3 months ago by allyrev
Synopsis: "It does a man no good to be free until he learns how to live." These were the words of Amos Fortune, born the son of a king in the At-mun-shi tribe in Africa. Read morePublished 5 months ago by empress8411
This book did a good job describing life as a slave. Very moving.Published 9 months ago by Tanya Silcox