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Amistad: A Junior Novel
Amistad A Junior Novel
Author: Joyce Annette Barnes, Steven Spielberg, David Franzoni, Steven Zaillian
Based on the true story of the 1839 mutiny on board the Spanish slave ship, Amistad, here is the frightening sequence of events that led fifty-three young men and women - and one young nation - to seek freedom and justice for all people. Amistad is the story of Cinque, the illegally enslaved son of a Mende chief who led an uprising full of fury...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140390636
ISBN-10: 0140390634
Publication Date: 12/1/1997
Pages: 144
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Currently 2.3/5 Stars.

2.3 stars, based on 6 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
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I have not seen this movie. Reading the book, I found the story hard to follow and confusing. It referred to characters without having introduced them first, and it seemed to have little historical value. I was not interested enough to finish the book. If you have not seen the movie, I would not recommend this book.
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If you have a joy in reading boring, poorly writen books...THEN THIS IS THE BOOK FOR YOU! Amistad talks about characters who haven't been introduced, making it very confusing and hard to log. PLEASE don't make the same mistake I avoid that mistake, don't buy the book.