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Phillis Wheatley

Author: Rick Burke
Publisher: Chicago : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Series: American lives (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Primary school : English
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Relates the story of a young girl bought as a slave by a Boston family where she later learned to write and became a poet.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Biography, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Burke
ISBN: 1403407304 9781403407306 1403431051 9781403431059
OCLC Number: 51306094
Description: 32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Kidnapped --
A new land --
The Wheatleys --
Being different --
Poetry --
Fame in Boston --
A published poet --
Great Britain and freedom --
Books, sadness, and war --
Meeting George Washington --
Poor and forgotten --
Along again --
An amazing woman.
Series Title: American lives (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Responsibility: Rick Burke.

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Relates the story of a young girl bought as a slave by a Boston family where she later learned to write and became a poet.

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