Hang a Thousand Trees w Ribbon
Hang a Thousand Trees w Ribbon: The story of Phillis Wheatley by Ann Rinaldi. Paperback. Copyright 2005. ISBN: 978-0-152053932.
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.