Book Review of Amistad: A Junior Novel

Amistad: A Junior Novel
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In 1839, a young man named Cinque leads a group of illegally enslaved Africans in a revolt against their captors aboard the slave ship Amistad. All they want is to be free, to return to their homes and families. Instead, the Africans land in America, where they are imprisoned and charged with murder and mutiny. The Americans don't see the Africans as people, but as property. Cinque and his fellow captives soon realize that their fight for freedom has only just begun.