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Hang a thousand trees with ribbons: the story of Phillis Wheatley

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IL: UG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 9
Lexile measure:
560L
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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 realism mark this thoughtful portrayal."-- Booklist
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9780152008765
015205393
9780152053932
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 4, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
560L
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Grouped Work ID fc42123a-2c6a-ec94-110a-e77718ddda5c
Grouping Title hang a thousand trees with ribbons the story of phillis wheatley
Grouping Author rinaldi ann
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-10-20 04:57:04AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-15 04:43:41AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level UG
accelerated_reader_point_value 9
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4
author Rinaldi, Ann.
author_display Rinaldi, Ann
display_description A fictionalized biography of the eighteenth-century African woman who, as a child, was brought to New England to be a slave, and after publishing her first poem when a teenager, gained renown throughout the colonies as an important black American poet.
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isbn 015205393, 9780152008765, 9780152053932
last_indexed 2018-11-15T09:43:41.612Z
lexile_score 560
literary_form Other
literary_form_full Other
primary_isbn 9780152008765
publishDate 1996
record_details ils:a113286|Book|Books||English|Harcourt Brace & Co.,|1996.|336 p. ; 18 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
series Great Episodes
subject_facet African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Poets, American -- Juvenile fiction, Slaves -- Juvenile fiction, Wheatley, Phillis, -- 1753-1784 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Hang a thousand trees with ribbons : the story of Phillis Wheatley
title_full Hang a thousand trees with ribbons : the story of Phillis Wheatley / Ann Rinaldi
title_short Hang a thousand trees with ribbons :
title_sub the story of Phillis Wheatley
topic_facet African Americans, Poets, American, Slaves, Wheatley, Phillis