Us so wide It s because it hold so much "history There s not a drop of seawater that doesn t have a secret not a river or a lake "There s not a drop of seawater that doesn t have a secret not a river or a lake stunning illustrations and the language of the text is very poetic This is a beautifully illustrated true story of the famous ship Amistad and its kidnapped passengers who were being sent like cattle to a life slavery an ocean away from their homes Bravely they fought back against their captors and took control of their own destiny Unfortunately that was only the beginning of their battle to freedom Amistad Rising is a must have addition to any school library or classroom This book was recommended for our home school but after reviewing it we won t be keeping it for our home library Unfortunately there are a few things that keep me from recommending the book 1 The poetic first and last pages are not my taste at all I could get over them but 2 When the biracial slave cook told Cinue that the Spaniards were going to at the Africans the author wrote his reaction as Fear and anger filled Cinue He would not be aten by the white
who held him captive He would not The word white struck me as superfluous obviously he wouldn want to be aten by the black or biracial crew members ither I probably could have gotten over this annoyance as well but 3 There s no mention of the abolitionists being Christians Cinue becoming a Christian or the Africans returning home with Christian missionaries This is no surprise of course but I have a difficult time with the words given to Cinue as the African coast was in sight he called out By the strength of our spirit and with the assistance of our ancestors we are not slaves today It is possible but doubtful that Cinue would ancestor worship as a Christian in the company of Christians. Ué wants only one thing freedom But what he achieves with the help of former president John uincy Adams is far far greater Joseph Cinué makes histo.
men who held him captive He would not The word white struck me as superfluous obviously he wouldn
Free download Amistad Rising A Story of FreedomPoetic and beautifully told story about the 1839 revolt of Africans aboard the slave ship Amistad It was not particularly detailed but it presents a simple introduction to this topic
EXCELLENT ILLUSTRATIONS DEPICT THE DARKNESS OFillustrations depict the darkness of time Amistad Rising tells the true story of the Amistad slave revolt Readers follow the story through the yes of captured slave and passenger Joseph This is an xcellent read for a classroom unit on the transatlantic slave trade Students could also debate from side of the supreme court case that ventually ruled to free the captured slaves One line of the book is It "is a true story but I found it fictional biography with its "a true story but I found it fictional biography with its on Joseph Cinue s legend That is okay but I think the book s hopeful theme fighting for freedom can lead to freedom could have been balanced with a little information on the world to which Cinue and his fellows returned Tale of SingbeJoseph Cinue Captured as a slave destined for America on board the Amistad Cinue leads a mutiny For a brief time the captives Alien Chastity Belt enjoy freedom Discusses the subseuent court battles and John uincy Adam s involvement Detailed illustrations allow the text to Amistad Rising is a fictional account of the life of Joseph Cinue based on truevents The book is a picture book that would be appropriate for Middle Childhood The book is about how Joseph was kidnapped from Africa and sold into slavery Eventually he was able to take over the ship with the help of the other slaves He had ordered the Spaniards to guide the ship back to Africa but at night they would turn it back around and head to North America The ship lands in New London Connecticut The Africans were sent to jail until there would be a trial I ll stop there I recommend reading the book to find ou. Joseph Cinué is afraid he’ll never see his family again Kidnapped by slave traders and sold at auction he finds himself chained in the hull of a T how the story ndsIn Spanish the word amistad means friendship I "was surprised to learn this because being that it was a slave "surprised to learn this because being that it was a slave it seems very contradictory to name it something that means friendship I think the book tells an inspiring story that teachers can utilize to begin teaching a unit about slavery I wish the author would have revealed if Joseph was ver
REUNITED WITH HIS FAMILY THIS BOOKwith his family This book the true story about the slave Joseph Cinue The story illustrates the horrible details about the Lawbreakers Suspense Stories effects of slavery on the passengers The story illustrates Joseph sternal struggle to find freedom Chambers writing is HIPPO IN THE GARDEN extremely well done The book is almost like a poem but also direct and forward The slaves on Veronica Chambers has contributed her talent of writing to many magazines such as Newsweek Vogue and Glamour She was also anditor for The New York Times Magazine and as a senior associate Spinal Trauma editor for Premiere magazine Chambers is also known for her memoir titled Mama s Girl and the children s picture book Amistad Rising Amistad Rising takes the historicalvents surrounding the true story of Joseph Cinu and Shadow (New Species, effectively captures the horrificffects slavery had on Cinu and the other 53 prisoners held captive aboard the ship Amistad Chamber s story resurrects a historical 細味人生100篇 event by imagining Cinu s mental andmotional states throughout his fight to win his freedom Chamber s writing is both direct and poetic The story conveys the factual details in a straightforward manner but also The Gathering (Darkness Rising, embodies a poetic style This poetic style found at both the beginning and thend connects the idea of the sea and its mutable MongoDB existence as the setting for the tale The beginning of the story opens up with the following sentences Have youver wondered why the ocean. Ramped ship Amistad with than fifty other Africans including a few children Cinué must do something But what In this truly pic adventure Joseph Cin.