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Phillis Wheatley

Author: Kathryn Lasky; Paul Lee
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView 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: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
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
OCLC Number: 319014566
Awards: Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Grades 3-6) 2006
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations
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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<http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/11394148#Person\/wheatley_phillis_1753_1784<\/a>> # Phillis Wheatley<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:birthDate<\/a> \"1753<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:deathDate<\/a> \"1784<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Wheatley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Phillis<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Phillis Wheatley<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85103735<\/a>> # Poets, American<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Poets, American<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
<http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh86005154<\/a>> # African American women poets<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American women poets<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/1067794<\/a>> # Poets, American<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Poets, American<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/id.worldcat.org\/fast\/799304<\/a>> # African American poets<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Intangible<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"African American poets<\/span>\"@en<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/22400770<\/a>> # Kathryn Lasky<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Lasky<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Kathryn<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Kathryn Lasky<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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<http:\/\/viaf.org\/viaf\/305011790<\/a>> # Paul Lee<\/span>\n\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0a \nschema:Person<\/a> ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:familyName<\/a> \"Lee<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:givenName<\/a> \"Paul<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\nschema:name<\/a> \"Paul Lee<\/span>\" ;\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\u00A0.\n\n\n<\/div>\n
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