Phillis Wheatley

Retail Price: $10.99
School Library Price: $8.49
  • Age Range: 8-18
  • Grade: 4-8
  • Lexile: 680L
  • Guided Reading Level: T
  • Interest Level: 3-12
  • Reading Level: 4.9
  • Item: 25882
  • ISBN: 9781493838820
  • Language: English
  • Dewey: 811.1
  • Pages: 32

Introduce students to the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African American to have a book published in the United States. Students will explore the author's early years in the colonies where she learned to read and write. This intriguing nonfiction reader breathes life into the pages of history with primary source documents, featuring images of how life was like during America's early years.

  • Build literacy and subject content knowledge with this high-interest book that explores history and other social studies topics
  • Contains text features such as captions, headings, glossary, and index to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary
  • Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career