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Kidnapped from her home in Senegal and sold as a slave in 1761, a young girl is purchased by the wealthy Wheatley family in Boston. Phillis Wheatley--as she comes to be known--has an eager mind and it leads her on an unusual path for a slave--she becomes Americas first published black poet. “Strong characterization and perceptive realism mark this thoughtful portrayal.”--Booklist

About the Author

ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780152008772
Subtitle:
The Story of Phillis Wheatley
Author:
Rinaldi, Ann
Publisher:
HMH Books for Young Readers
Location:
San Diego, CA :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Poets
Subject:
Women poets
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
Biographical - United States
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Poets, American
Subject:
Wheatley, phillis, 1753-1784
Subject:
Afro-Americans -- Fiction.
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Great Episodes
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19961001
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7 to 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.88 x 4.19 in
Age Level:
12-17

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