Crispus Attucks : Black Leader of Colonial Patriots
Author: Dharathula H. Millender
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.
192 pages (Soft Cover)
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