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476395: Freedom"s Pen: A Story Based on the Life of Freed Slave and Author Phillis Wheatley Freedom's Pen: A Story Based on the Life of Freed Slave and Author Phillis Wheatley
By Wendy Lawton / Moody Publishers

Phillis Wheatley was the first published African-American poet. Captured and sold as a slave, her masters encouraged her love of learning and writing through English and Bible lessons. Only 20 when her book of poetry debuted to nationwide acclaim, this fictionalized historical biography will inspire readers with her dedication to knowledge and unwavering faith in Christ. 135 pages, softcover.

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811151: Phillis Wheatley: A Revolutionary Poet Unabridged Audiobook on CD Phillis Wheatley: A Revolutionary Poet Unabridged Audiobook on CD
By Jacquelyn McLendon / Brilliance Audio


423717: Phillis Wheatley Phillis Wheatley
By Carole Marsh / Gallopade International

This series correlates to state and national standards, teaching students about important people, places, and events in history! These readers are broken into short easy to read information reinforced by simple activities. Each reader includes a glossary, interesting facts, reading, puzzles, highlights of achievements, sequencing of important events, and simple math activities! 12 pages each. Grades K-4.

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Slideshow pictures courtesy of:

Phillis Wheatley YMCA, Washington DC - Wikimedia Commons

John Wheatley grave - Creative Commons Swampyank

American Legion Post, Jensen Beach, Florida - CC Stephen Clariosophic

Statue of Phillis Wheatley, Back Bay Boston - flickr clairity

Old South Meeting House where Phillis was a member - flickr Adrenaline Werks

Phillis Wheatley Book - flickr Seattle Guy 15