Amos Fortune, Free Man

Oct 22, 2021 · Amos Fortune: Free Man Yates 1951 Submitter: Somehow this book from 1951 was still on the shelf, maybe because of that shiny Newbery sticker on the cover. Or maybe it just got overlooked. Either way, a story of a slave written in the 50s is likely going to be questionable today, and I would say this one is. Descriptions comparing Black characters to dogs and untamed animals are jarring. The ...

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Amos Fortune, Free Man
Elizabeth Yates