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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phillis Wheatley (1993)
by Ann Rinaldi
Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 015205393X, Paperback)
Kidnapped from her home in Senegal and sold as a slave in 1761, Phillis Wheatley--as she comes to be known--stuns her adopted country by becoming America's first published black poet.
Includes a reader's guide.
(retrieved from Amazon Fri, 04 Jan 2013 00:15:39 -0500)
A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century African woman who, as a child, was brought to New England to be a slave, and after publishing her first poem when a teenager, gained renown throughout the colonies as an important black American poet.
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