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Amistad: The Story of a Slave Ship

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Book Description


In Spanish, Amistad means friendship. It was also the name of a slave ship. In 1838, the Amistad took hundreds of kidnapped Africans on a long journey across the Atlantic, but the brave captives would not give up their freedom, taking over the ship so they could sail back to their homeland. Patricia C. McKissack, Caldecott and Newbery Honor Winner as well as a three-time winner of the Co... More
Book Information
PublisherPenguin Young Readers Group
BindingPaperback (6 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages48
ISBN-10044843900X
ISBN-13978-0448439006
Publication Date12/29/2005
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About Pat McKissack (Author) : Pat McKissack is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Pat McKissack include Flossie and the Fox (Unabridged), Goin' Someplace Special, The Homerun King (Scraps of T... more
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About Sanna Stanley (Illustrator) : Sanna Stanley is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Sanna Stanley include Amistad: The Story of a Slave Ship: Station Stop 3 (All Aboard Readin... more
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