Prisoner for liberty

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James Forten knew how important freedom was. He was a free African American born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When the American Revolution started in 1776, James was too young to help fight for freedom from British rule. But in 1781, at age fifteen, he took a job on the Royal Louis, an American ship. a British warship soon captured the Royal Louis. James was taken prisoner. the British often sold African American prisoners into slavery. What would happen to James? Would he ever see his family again?
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Grouping Title prisoner for liberty
Grouping Author figley marty rhodes
Grouping Category book
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subject_facet African American boys -- Biography, African American soldiers -- Biography, African Americans -- Biography, Forten, James, -- 1766-1842 -- Childhood and youth, Free African Americans -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Biography, Philadelphia (Pa.) -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans, Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography, Sailmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Biography, United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- African Americans
title_display Prisoner for liberty
title_full Prisoner for liberty / by Marty Rhodes Figley ; illustrations by Craig Orback
title_short Prisoner for liberty
topic_facet African American boys, African American soldiers, African Americans, Childhood and youth, Forten, James, Free African Americans, History, Prisoners of war, Sailmakers