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

Available copies

  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 975.91 Turner (Text) 31208911377267 children non-fiction Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 975.918 TUR (Text) 30032001789285 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -
Starke Co PL - Schricker Main Library (Knox) J 975.918 TUR (Text) 30032010528864 JUVENILE NON-FICTION Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield jB Menendez (Text) 78292000309320 Children's Biography Book Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780810940567 (lib. bdg.) :
  • ISBN: 0810940566 (lib. bdg.) :
  • Physical Description: 42 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (chiefly color) ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 38-40) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Citation/References Note: Bklst 10/15/2010
SLJ Oct 2010
BCCB Recommended
Summary, etc.: Recounts the story of Fort Mose, which was founded in St. Augustine, Florida, and was the first free African settlement to legally exist in what later became the United States.
Target Audience Note: NC 1180 Lexile.
Subject: Menendez, Francisco, approximately 1700-
African Americans > Florida > Saint Augustine > Biography.
African Americans > Florida > Saint Augustine > History > 18th century.
Free African Americans > Florida > Saint Augustine > History > 18th century.
Fugitive slaves > Florida > Saint Augustine > History > 18th century.
Frontier and pioneer life > Florida > Saint Augustine.
Fort Mose Site (Fla.)
Saint Augustine (Fla.) > Militia > History > 18th century.

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