Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons

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Hang a Thousand Trees with Ribbons
Author Ann Rinaldi
Country United States
Language English
Series Great Episodes
Genre Historical novel
Publisher Scholastic
Publication date
Media type Print (Paperback)
Pages 352 pp
ISBN 0-15-200876-4
OCLC 34150871
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. The story, told in first-person narration, follows the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first African-American poet. The story recounts her capture by black slavers in Africa and the horrors of the Middle Passage as experienced by a woman of intelligence and artistic ability when society assumed Africans were not endowed with either.