Kidnapped from her home in Senegal and sold as a slave in 1761, a young girl is purchased by the wealthy Wheatley family in Boston. Phillis Wheatley--as she comes to be known--has an eager mind and it leads her on an unusual path for a slave--she becomes America’s first published black poet. “Strong characterization and perceptive realism mark this thoughtful portrayal.”--Booklist
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ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey.
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Book Description Harcourt Children's Books, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0152008764
Book Description Gulliver Books. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0152008764 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0032797
Book Description Gulliver Books, 1996. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0152008764