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Author Turner, Glennette Tilley.

Title Fort Mose : and the story of the man who built the first free black settlement in colonial America / Glennette Tilley Turner.

Imprint New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Menendez,F TUR    Available
Description 42 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 27 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience Grades 4-8 (SLJ)
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.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-40) and index.
Contents 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.
Audience Middle School
1180 Lexile
Study Program Reading Counts! 10.0
Subject Fort Mose Site (Fla.) -- Juvenile literature.
Menendez, Francisco, approximately 1700- -- 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.
Menendez, Francisco, b. ca. 1700.
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.
ISBN 9780810940567
0810940566

 
    
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