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Amos Fortune, Free Man

byElizabeth YatesIllustratorUnwin Nora

Paperback | May 1, 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