Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons
|Media type||Print (Paperback)|
|LC Class||PZ7.R459 Han 1996|
|Preceded by||Keep Smiling Through|
|Followed by||An Acquaintance with Darkness|
Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons is a 1996 historical novel by Ann Rinaldi. It is part of the Great Episodes series. The story,told in first-person narration, follows the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first published African-American poet. The story recounts her capture by black slavers in Africa, the horrors of the Middle Passage, and her emergence as a woman of intelligence and artistic ability, when society assumed Africans were not endowed with either.
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