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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

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Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

In the nineteenth century, North Carolina slave George Moses Horton taught himself to read and earned money to purchase his time though not his freedom. Horton became the first African American to be published in the South, protesting slavery in the form of verse.

Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton
by Don Tate

  • Publication Date: September 1, 2015
  • Genres: Children's, Historical Fiction
  • Hardcover: 36 pages
  • Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
  • ISBN-10: 1561458252
  • ISBN-13: 9781561458257