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Gr 6-9-A practical, well-documented introduction to the life and work of the poet. Salisbury chronicles what is known about her subject and places it in the context of the times. In the process, she describes slavery, Christian New England, and the American Revolution. The main events of Wheatley's life are related in a clear fashion; the text is organized into interesting subheadings and accompanied by period maps and reproductions. Readers may be inspired to learn more about this remarkable woman.-Janet Woodward, Garfield High School, Seattle, WA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.