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Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in colonial America  Cover Image Book Book

Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in colonial America

Summary

Summary: Follows the history of slavery from West Africa to America, recounts what daily life was like, and describes the founding of the Spanish colonies.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0810940566
  • ISBN: 9780810940567
  • Physical Description: 42 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 27 cm
    print
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010.

Contents / Notes

General Note: Reading Counts! 10.0.
Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-40) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The story of Francisco Menendez -- His early life in Africa -- Life in England's America -- Life in Spain's America -- The building of Fort Mose -- Slave revolts and their effect -- Petitions to the King -- Rebuilding Fort Mose -- The demise of Fort Mose -- Afterword: Fort Mose today.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-8 (SLJ).
Middle School.
1180 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Reading Counts! 10.0.
Awards Note:
Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth, 2010.
Subject: Menendez, Francisco approximately 1700- Juvenile literature
Menendez, Francisco B.Ca. 1700
Menendez, Francisco B.Ca. 1700
Menendez, Francisco b. approximately 1700
Fort Mose Site (Fla.) Juvenile literature
Saint Augustine (Fla.) Militia History 18th century Juvenile literature
African Americans Florida Saint Augustine Biography Juvenile literature
African Americans Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century Juvenile literature
Free African Americans Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century Juvenile literature
Fugitive slaves Florida Saint Augustine History 18th century Juvenile literature
Frontier and pioneer life Florida Saint Augustine Juvenile literature
Saint Augustine (Fla.) History 18th century Juvenile literature
Florida History Spanish colony, 1565-1763 Juvenile literature
Free African Americans
Fort Mose Site (Fla.)
African Americans
Fugitive slaves
Frontier and pioneer life
Florida History Spanish colony, 1565-1763
Saint Augustine (Fla.) Militia History 18th century
African Americans Saint Augustine (Fla.) Biography
African Americans History Saint Augustine (Fla.)
Saint Augustine (Fla.) History
Fort Mose Site (Fla.)
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
African Americans
Free African Americans
Frontier and pioneer life
Fugitive slaves
Militia
Florida
Florida Fort Mose Site
Florida Saint Augustine
Genre: Biographies.
Literature.
Juvenile works.
History.
Biography.
Biographies.
Literature.

Currently available copies

  • 27 / 28 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 4 / 4 copies available at Flint River Regional Library System (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Peachtree City Library

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  • 0 current holds
Library System: Library Branch Name
Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status  
Flint River Regional Library System:
      Peachtree City Library
J 921 MENENDEZ
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