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:
958,969
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
GN410L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

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