The Prison-Ship Adventure of James Forten, Revolutionary War Captive
Marty Rhodes Figley
Ted Hammond, Richard Pimentel Carbajal
Captured at sea . . . a young man must choose between his country and his freedom.
The Atlantic Ocean, 1781. James Forten is a free African American sailor on an American ship, the Royal Louis, during the Revolutionary War. After his ship is captured by the British, he becomes a prisoner on the Amphion. James worries that he will be sold as a slave. Will James ever see his home again?
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