Stolen man : the story of the Amistad rebellion

by Polisar, Barry Louis.

Format: Print Book 2006
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 326 Pol
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 326 Pol
 
 
Summary
A personal face is given to the remarkable true tale of Sengbe Pieh, the African man captured by slavers who led the Amistad slave rebellion at sea. The struggle is explored from the main character's point of view, giving readers insight into Sengbe's heart and soul as the story unfolds. Sengbe's strength shines through in this skillfully told, compassionate look at one man's fight for freedom for all.
Published Reviews
Booklist Review: "Based on a true account, this fictional biography tells the story of the Amistad slave rebellion through the eyes of Sengbe Pieh, who was later given the name Joseph Cinque. From the time of the brutal slave raids in West Africa, Polisar imagines the prisoner's longing for his home and family, the horrendous journey across the sea, the slaves' mutiny, and, finally, Cinque's trial in the U.S., where he is given the right to return home. There are no notes or further readings to help readers fill in the facts, but the account of the slave ships and the terse, exciting narrative will introduce younger readers to the history. --Hazel Rochman Copyright 2007 Booklist"
From Booklist, Copyright (c) American Library Association. Used with permission.
Additional Information
Subjects Cinque -- Juvenile fiction.
Amistad (Schooner) -- Juvenile fiction.
Slave insurrections -- United States -- Juvenile fiction.
Publisher Silver Spring, Md. : Chicago, Ill. :Rainbow Morning Music ;2006
Distributed to the trade by Independent Publishers Group,
Language English
Description 27 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
ISBN 093866350X (pbk.)
9780938663508 (pbk.)
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