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A Newbery and Coretta Scott King honoree delivers this poem that commemorates the life of an 18th-century Connecticut man who was a husband, a father, a baptized Christian, and a slave. Includes detailed notes and archival photographs.

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Nelson presents the story behind a human skeleton that has been on display in the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut, for more than 200 years. She also shares the poem she was commissioned to write to honor the man had who was finally identified in 1996. Full color.

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A poem commemorating the life of an 18th-century Connecticut man who was a husband, a father, a baptized Christian, and a slave. Includes detailed notes and archival photographs. Marilyn Nelson is the author of "Carver: A Life in Poems," winner of a Newbery Honor Award, a Coretta Scott King Honor Award, and a finalist for a National Book Award.

About the Author

Marilyn Nelson is the author of The Freedom Business, Fortune's Bones, and Carver: A Life in Poems, among other titles. She is a National Book Award finalist, a Newbery Honor Book winner, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book award winner. She lives in East Haddam, Connecticut.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781932425123
Author:
Nelson, Marilyn
Publisher:
Front Street
Author:
Handprint
Location:
Asheville, NC
Subject:
American - General
Subject:
Slavery
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Poetry
Subject:
Connecticut
Subject:
Slaves
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Young adult poetry, American
Subject:
Poetry-A to Z
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series Volume:
2002-106
Publication Date:
20041131
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 6 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
9.5 x 6 in 0.66 lb
Age Level:
13-17

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"Synopsis" by , Nelson presents the story behind a human skeleton that has been on display in the Mattatuck Museum in Waterbury, Connecticut, for more than 200 years. She also shares the poem she was commissioned to write to honor the man had who was finally identified in 1996. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , A poem commemorating the life of an 18th-century Connecticut man who was a husband, a father, a baptized Christian, and a slave. Includes detailed notes and archival photographs. Marilyn Nelson is the author of "Carver: A Life in Poems," winner of a Newbery Honor Award, a Coretta Scott King Honor Award, and a finalist for a National Book Award.
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