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Amistad: The Story Of A Slave Ship (penguin Young Readers, L4)

Amistad The Story Of A Slave Ship

Penguin Young Readers

MPN: FBA-|319140
ISBN: 044843900X
Author: Patricia McKissack

Amistad: The Story Of A Slave Ship (penguin Young Readers, L4) is a must own child's book. The author is Patricia McKissack and it was published in December of 2005 by Penguin Young Readers. The book has 48 pages and it contains plenty of colorfully illustrated maps. It highlights Slave insurrections. To get the best deal on a copy for this children's book besides other books, click on the shopping cart link below.

In Spanish, Amistad signifies friendship. Patricia C. Mc Kissack, Caldecott and Newbery Honor Winner also as a three-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Award, recounts an amazing chapter in American history for beginning readers. 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, however the brave captives would not give up their freedom, taking over the ship so they could sail back to their homeland.


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