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Easy to read, and full of the spirit and adventure of the famous Americans who've made America what it is today, the Childhood of Famous Americans Series is a series of fictionalized biographies for children 8 & up.
Learn about Crispus Attucks' childhood growing up as the son of slaves in Massachusetts, his running away, his life as a sailor, and his role in the American Revolution. 192 pages, softcover.
|Title: Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots|
By: Dharathula H. Millender
Illustrated By: Gray Morrow
Number of Pages: 192
Publication Date: 1986
|Dimensions: 7.58 X 5.32 X 0.56 (inches)|
Weight: 4 ounces
Series: Childhood of Famous Americans
Stock No: WW18108
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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.
Dharathula Millender was born in Terre Haute, Indiana. She earned a BS from Indiana State Teachers College and an MS from Purdue University. Mrs. Millender was a teacher and school librarian. She is the author of several books, including biographies of the young Crispus Attucks, Louis Armstrong, and Martin Luther King Jr.
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