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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phillis Wheatley
Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons The Story of Phillis Wheatley
Author: Ann Rinaldi
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 re...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780152008772
ISBN-10: 0152008772
Publication Date: 10/1/1996
Pages: 352
Reading Level: Young Adult
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  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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3.4 stars, based on 15 ratings
Publisher: Gulliver Books Paperbacks
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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A very interesting read - however, I feel the author allowed her 20th century ideas to enter this 18th century story.
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This was an inspiring book about a slave who learns to read, and falls in love with her master's son. One of my favorite Rinaldi's.
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