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The story of Phillis Wheatley

Author: Shirley Graham Du Bois
Publisher: New York : J. Messner, [1949]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life of an American Negro poet from her sale as a child slave in Boston to her untimely death.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1896-1977.
Story of Phillis Wheatley.
New York : J. Messner, [1949]
(OCoLC)608563639
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shirley Graham Du Bois
OCLC Number: 6990011
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A small bit of black ivory --
"Your name is Phillis" --
Reading, writing and 'rithmetic --
This child has a mind --
Phillis begins to write --
A summer at Newport --
Phillis defends her poetry --
Castles in England --
A poem for George Washington --
Springtime of a nation --
"I, Phillis, take thee, John" --
'Tis freedom's sacrifice --
Liberty and Peace.
Responsibility: by Shirley Graham ; illustrated by Robert Burns.

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Traces the life of an American Negro poet from her sale as a child slave in Boston to her untimely death.

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