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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons:-The Story of Phillis Wheatley

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Kidnapped from her home in Senegal and sold as a slave in 1761, a young girl is purchased by the wealthy Wheatley family in Boston. Phillis Wheatley—as she comes to be known—has an eager mind and it leads her on an unusual path for a slave—she becomes America’s first published black poet. “Strong characterization and perceptive realism mark this thoughtful portrayal.”—Booklist
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Product # 2703901
ISBN-13 9780152053932
ISBN-10 015205393X
Author Rinaldi, Ann
Grade Level 7-12
Interest Level 7-12
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Lexile Level 560
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Page Count 352
Multicultural African American