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Phillis Wheatley : young Revolutionary poet / written by Kathryn Kilby Borland and Helen Ross Speicher ; illustrated by Cathy Morrison.

Borland, Kathryn Kilby. (Author). Speicher, Helen Ross. (Added Author). Morrison, Cathy, (illustrator.).

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  • ISBN: 1882859553 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • ISBN: 9781882859559 (electronic bk. : Adobe Reader)
  • Physical Description: 123 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Carmel, IN : Patria Press, [2005]

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General Note: "Text originally published by the Bobbs-Merrill Co., 1968 in the Childhood of Famous Americans Series"--T.p. verso.
Formatted Contents Note: Phillis is a pretty name -- So much to learn -- Say "apple" -- Everyday living -- It's too cold -- Latin and tension -- A poem to King George -- Hard times in America -- "Town-born, turn out!" -- Ups and downs on the ocean -- By Phillis Wheatley -- Blankets and feathers -- "First in place and honors" -- "So this is the poetess."
Summary, etc.: A biography of the young slave girl who overcame her inability to read and write and became the most famous poet of her day.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Chicago : Patria Press, Inc., 2005. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 1138 KB).
Subject: Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784 > Juvenile literature.
Poets, American > Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Slaves > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African American poets > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784.
Poets, American.
African Americans > Biography.
Women > Biography.
Genre: Electronic books.

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