Amistad: the Story of a Slave Ship

Amistad: the Story of a Slave Ship


Illustrator: Sanna Stanley

Format
Paperback
Price
$3.99
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780448439006
  • 48 Pages
  • Penguin Young Readers
  • 8-9 years

Overview

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 Coretta Scott King Award, recounts an amazing chapter in American history for beginning readers.

Series

Penguin Young Readers, L4
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