The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive

The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive

by Marty Rhodes Figley, Zachary Trover
     
 

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Captured at sea . . . a young man must choose between his country and his freedom. The Atlantic Ocean, 1781. James Forten is a free African American sailor on an American ship, the Royal Louis, during the Revolutionary War. After his ship is captured by the British, he becomes a prisoner on the Amphion. James worries that he will be sold as a slave. Will James ever

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Captured at sea . . . a young man must choose between his country and his freedom. The Atlantic Ocean, 1781. James Forten is a free African American sailor on an American ship, the Royal Louis, during the Revolutionary War. After his ship is captured by the British, he becomes a prisoner on the Amphion. James worries that he will be sold as a slave. Will James ever see his home again?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761370758
Publisher:
Graphic Universe
Publication date:
01/28/2011
Series:
History's Kid Heroes Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
1,381,515
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
GN410L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

Marty Rhodes Figley Marty lives in Annandale, Virginia, with her husband and Airedale terrier, Scarlett. She enjoys playing the role of "history detective" as she does the research for her historically based children's books. Marty loves to delve into old books, letters, and newspapers; visit museums; and explore famous historical sites.

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