Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots

Item# 9780020418108
$6.99
Get to know runaway slave and American revolutionary Crispus Attucks in this middle grade nonfiction biography of his early years!Crispus Attucks, born into slavery around 1723, was the son of... Read more

Get to know runaway slave and American revolutionary Crispus Attucks in this middle grade nonfiction biography of his early years!

Crispus Attucks, born into slavery around 1723, was the son of an African American enslaved person and a Natick Indian. After enduring years of forced labor in Boston, Crispus escaped and found employment on trading ships and whaling vessels. Tragically, he lost his life during the Boston Massacre. This illustrated book features a timeline, questions, activities, and a glossary, making it an ideal addition to classrooms and homeschool settings. Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans series shares the remarkable true stories of great Americans.

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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 homeschool setting. Perfect for emerging readers, the Childhood of Famous Americans series illustrates the incredible true stories of great Americans.

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Grade: Grade 3-Grade 7

Brand: Aladdin

Publisher Date: 10/31/1986

Author: Dharathula H. Millender, Gray Morrow

Dimensions: 7.58 x 5.32 x 0.56

UPC: 9780020418108

Ages: 8-12

Pages: 192