Author Edwidge B. Roumer’s new book “A Hopeful Heart” is a poignant yet inspiring poetic work for children commemorating the remarkable life of Phyllis Wheatley

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Recent release “A Hopeful Heart” from Page Publishing author Edwidge B. Roumer is an evocative biographical poem based on the life of a young girl ripped from her parents in Senegal and sold into slavery in pre-revolutionary Boston, Massachusetts. Phyllis Wheatley learned to read and write, becoming the first published black poet in American and ultimately winning her freedom.

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Edwidge B. Roumer, a writer of works in a variety of genres including children’s literature and spiritual works, has published her new book “A Hopeful Heart”: a stirring biography in poetic form for young readers.

“A Hopeful Heart” is a historical poem that summarizes the life of Phillis Wheatley, the first published black poet in America. This subgenre incorporates facts with elements of poetry in order to portray the character of a society during a specific period in history.

Published by Page Publishing, Edwidge B. Roumer’s engrossing book is a wonderful addition to any children’s library.

Readers who wish to experience this engaging work can purchase “A Hopeful Heart” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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