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Author Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014.
Title Amistad : a long road to freedom / Walter Dean Myers.
Imprint New York : Dutton Children's Books, [1998]
©1998

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 OTTERBEIN JUVENILE  973.0496 M989a    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN JUVENILE  973.0496 M989a    AVAILABLE  
Subject Amistad (Schooner) -- Juvenile literature.
Amistad (Schooner)
Slave insurrections -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Antislavery movements -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Description 99 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Traces the 1839 revolt of Africans against their Spanish captors aboard the slave ship Amistad, their landing in the United States and arrest for piracy and murder, and trials which ended in their acquittal by the Supreme Court.
Contents Background -- Mendeland, West Africa -- Lieutenant Thomas R. Gedney -- Battle begins -- In the courts -- What is freedom?
ISBN 0525459707 (hardcover)
9780525459705 (hardcover)
OCLC # 38247577