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A voice of her own : the story of Phillis Wheatley, slave poet

Author: Kathryn Lasky; Paul Lee
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A biography of an African girl brought to New England as a slave in 1761 who became famous on both sides of the Atlantic as the first Black poet in America.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
Biography
Juvenile works
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Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley; Phillis Wheatley
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathryn Lasky; Paul Lee
ISBN: 0763602523 9780763602529 0763628786 9780763628789
OCLC Number: 47831362
Description: 38 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Responsibility: Kathryn Lasky ; illustrated by Paul Lee.
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In 1761, a young African girl was sold to the Wheatley family in Boston. The family named her Phillis after the schooner that transported her to slavery. Kidnapped from her home in Africa, she had  Read more...

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