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hang a thousand trees with ribbons the story of phillis - hang a thousand trees with ribbons the story of phillis wheatley great episodes ann rinaldi on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers 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, the poems of phillis wheatley with letters and a memoir - born in africa in 1753 phillis wheatley was kidnapped at the age of seven and sold into slavery at nineteen she became the first black american poet to publish a book poems on various subjects religious and moral on which this volume is based wheatley s poetry created a sensation throughout the english speaking world and the young poet read her work in aristocratic drawing rooms on, 1000 black girl books resource guide grassroots - this resource guide was created in direct response to the multiple requests made by educators parents and students like marley dias so many of you have asked for books with black girls as the main characters