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Poet : the remarkable story of George Moses Horton

Author: Don Tate
Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Relates the story of North Carolina slave George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, learned to write, and became a well-known, published poet in spite of his slave status.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile books
Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Moses Horton; George Moses Horton; George Moses Horton; George Moses Horton
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Don Tate
ISBN: 9781561458257 1561458252
OCLC Number: 904194483
Awards: Winner of American Library Association Notable Books for Children, 2016
Winner of Carter G. Woodson Book Awards, 2016.
Winner of Christopher Book Awards, 2016.
Winner of Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award, 2016.
Description: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Don Tate.

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Relates the story of North Carolina slave George Moses Horton, who taught himself to read, learned to write, and became a well-known, published poet in spite of his slave status.

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