Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots
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.
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What does prosperous mean?
Grandmother gave them to me
Cris kissed his mother
You wont have any trouble sir
Hold on men Cris shouted
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asked Cris Attucks family Aunt Maria baking barrel become a sailor began belong Big House boat Boston Massacre cabin Captain Folger Cato christened church Colonel Buckminster colonists cottage Cris and Phebe Cris asked Cris looked Cris's Crispus Attucks crowd Deacon Brown drive the carriage face Father feel felt fire fireplace Framingham freedom GRAY MORROW hand happy harpoon head hurried indentured servants James Caldwell Jansen John Adams Juba dance Little John live milk morning mother Natick Indians never night parents pat-pat patriots paused Phebe and Cris Phebe asked Philip praying Indians Prince looked pulled Rachel replied rope Samuel Adams Samuel Maverick servants ship shouted slaves smiled sold soldiers Someday sperm oil spoke stay stool stopped Sunday talk tell things thought told trouble warm watched wife