Amos Fortune: Free Man - Africa 1725 Summary & Analysis

Elizabeth Yates
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Africa 1725 Summary

Amos Fortune: Free Man by Elizabeth Yates is the biography of a man born freely in Africa who was abducted as teenager to be sold as a slave in the new American Colonies. This youth learned to communicate with the people of his new world, learned a deep devotion to the Bible, and became a free man who lived with a kindness and generosity of heart that taught those around him the meaning of compassion. This biography won the Newberry Medal for its contribution to children's literature in 1951, and continues to teach a new generation of readers what it is to be human.

It was a clear spring night off the golden coast of Africa. and theThe At-mun-shi tribe was preparing for their mystic dance, which would welcome the time of herbage and the planting of the corn. The king played a drum, and several other drums...

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