Amistad

Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.

Amistad

Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.

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Amistad
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Pat McKissack
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Penguin Young Readers

Tells the story of the slave ship, the Amistad, on which hundreds of kidnapped Africans revolted in order to regain their freedom.
Mutiny on the Amistad
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Howard Jones
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997-11-20 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume presents the first full-scale treatment of the only instance in history where African blacks, seized by slave dealers, won their freedom and returned home. Jones describes how, in 1839, Joseph Cinqué led a revolt on the Spanish slave ship, the Amistad, in the Caribbean. The seizure of the
Amistad
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Pat McKissack
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005-12-29 - Publisher: Turtleback Books

A three-time Coretta Scott King Award-winning author recounts an amazing chapter in American history. In 1838, the slave ship Amistad took hundreds of Africans on a long journey across the Atlantic. The brave captives, however, would not give up their freedom. Full color.
The Amistad Rebellion
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Marcus Rediker
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-08 - Publisher: Penguin

On June 28, 1839, the Spanish slave schooner Amistad set sail from Havana on a routine delivery of human cargo. On a moonless night, after four days at sea, the captive Africans rose up, killed the captain, and seized control of the ship. They attempted to sail to a safe
Africa Is My Home
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Monica Edinger
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-01 - Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)

Inspired by a true story, the compelling tale of a child who arrives in America on the slave ship Amistad describes her capture, her witness to a mutiny and the Supreme Court trial that prompts her return to Africa.