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Phillis Wheatley

  • Age Range: 9-18
  • Grade: 4
  • Lexile: 570L
  • Guided Reading Level: M
  • Interest Level: 4-12
  • Reading Level: 4.6
  • ISBN: 9780743987431
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 920
  • Pages: 24
Description
Phillis Wheatley was the very first African American woman to have a book published. Readers will learn about her fascinating life as a slave, poet, and author in this engaging biography. Featuring detailed images, photos of Phillis's published poems, and easy-to-read text, children will also learn about slavery, the difference of treatment of slaves in the North and South, and Phillis's relationship with the Countess of Huntingdon. A glossary and table of contents are featured to ensure readers' get the most out of this enjoyable and enlightening reading experience.

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