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The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive
by Marthy Rhodes Figley and Ted Hammond and Richard Pimentel Carbajal


Overview - Fifteen-year-old James Forten is proud to be fighting to free the American colonies from British rule. Hes also proud to be a free African American. In 1781, near the wars end, the British capture the American ship on which hes serving. White prisoners are often exchanged between the two navies.  Read more...

 
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More About The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive by Marthy Rhodes Figley; Ted Hammond; Richard Pimentel Carbajal
 
 
 
Overview
Fifteen-year-old James Forten is proud to be fighting to free the American colonies from British rule. Hes also proud to be a free African American. In 1781, near the wars end, the British capture the American ship on which hes serving. White prisoners are often exchanged between the two navies. But not black prisoners. Will James find himself enslaved? Will he survive the ordeal of being a prisoner?

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780761370758
  • ISBN-10: 0761370757
  • Publisher: Graphic Universe
  • Publish Date: January 2011
  • Page Count: 31
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-9

Series: History's Kid Heroes (Quality Paper)

Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Fiction > Historical - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Period
Books > Juvenile Fiction > People & Places - United States - African-American
Books > Juvenile Fiction > Comics & Graphic Novels - General

 
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