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Amistad rising : a story of freedom / Veronica Chambers ; illustrated by Paul Lee.

Summary

A fictional account of the 1839 revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad and the subsequent legal case argued before the Supreme Court in 1841 by former president John Quincy Adams.

Reading Levels

[No age range specified] / [No grade range specified]

Awards

  • Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 1999

Publication History

  • San Diego : Harcourt Brace, 1998. 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm. ISBN 0152018034

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