Phillis Sings Out Freedom
The Story of George Washington and Phillis Wheatley
Publication Date: September 2010
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Malaspina describes the life of the African-American poet Phillis Wheatley, and how in 1775 she wrote a poem to General George Washington. Full color.
About the AuthorAnn Malaspina has written many books for children, including Touch the Sky: Alice Coachman, Olympic High Jumper and Finding Lincoln. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and two sons.
Susan Keeter is a fine artist and illustrator with degrees in these subjects from Syracuse University. She illustrated "The Piano" by William Miller, which received the Best Picture Book Award from the Society of School Librarians International; and "Tippy Lemmey" by Patricia C. McKissack. Her paintings have been shown in both juried group shows and several one-person shows. Keeter lives in Syracuse, New York, with her husband, Seth, and their daughters, Sara and Emma.