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Phillis Wheatley free pdf This work is intended for ages 8 to 12 years. Phillis Wheatley's rise from slavery to recognition as the foremost African American poet in the American colonies is featured in this volume of the "Young Patriots" series. Focusing on Phillis' early years, this profile reveals her illiterate beginnings in the Wheatley family and the turbulent pre-Revolutionary War climate in which she became an avid student and young poet. Young readers will rejoice as she protects her friend Nat from British soldiers after the Boston Tea Party and delight when one of her poems results in a life-changing meeting with George Washington. Vivid illustrations accent this window into an exciting era in which Phillis found strength in the face of adversity and became a celebrated poet. Special features include a summary of Phillis' adult accomplishments, fun facts detailing little-known titbits of information about her, and a time line of her life.

About Kathryn Kilby Borland

Cathy Morrison is the illustrator for all the books in the Young Patriots series. She lives in Littleton, Colorado.

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Author : Kathryn Kilby Borland
Publisher : Patria Press
Data Published : 22 June 2006
ISBN : 1882859472
EAN : 9781882859474
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 123 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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