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Black Leader of Colonial Patriots
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About The Book
Get to know runaway slave and American revolutionary Crispus Attucks in this middle grade nonfiction biography of his early years!
Crispus Attucks was born into slavery around 1723, the son of an African American enslaved person and a Natick Indian. After years of forced labor in the Boston area, Crispus escaped and began working on trading ships and whaling vessels until his death in the Boston Massacre.
This book is laced with numerous illustrations, and the back of the book includes a timeline, questions, activities, and a glossary, making it the perfect addition to a classroom or home school setting. Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans series illustrates the incredible true stories of great Americans.
About The Illustrator
Dwight Graydon “Gray” Morrow (1934–2001) was an American illustrator who contributed to many comics and children’s books. He was the cocreator of Marvel Comics’ the Man-Thing and DC Comics’ vigilante El Diablo.
- Publisher: Aladdin (October 31, 1986)
- Length: 192 pages
- ISBN13: 9780020418108
- Grades: 4 - 6
- Ages: 8 - 12
- Fountas & Pinnell™ R These books have been officially leveled by using the F&P Text Level Gradient™ Leveling System
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