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Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel

The Story of Anne Bradstreet, America's First Published Poet

Poet, Pilgrim, Rebel

The Story of Anne Bradstreet, America's First Published Poet

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Available August 3, 2021

The inspiring story of a Puritan woman whose passion for writing poetry broke barriers.

Late at night, with her children tucked into bed and her husband away on business, Anne Dudley Bradstreet composed poems by candlelight. She let her thoughts from the day tumble out, memorizing each poem line by line before daring to shape the words onto scraps of scarce parchment. Puritan women in the 1600s weren't allowed to be writers. But when the world learned about Anne's poetry, even she was astonished by what happened next.

This charmingly illustrated picture book tells the inspiring story of how a Puritan woman overcame the obstacles facing women of her era to become one of the most famous poets in history. A gifted writer of deep faith, Anne Bradstreet blazed a trail for the rights of women to study, write, and achieve.

Product Info

  • Format Hardcover; Picture Book
  • ISBN 9781506463063
  • Age Early Grades (5-8 years)
  • Dimensions 8.75 x 10.25
  • Pages 40
  • Publication Date August 3, 2021
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