Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

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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.

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Don Tate is the illustrator of numerous critically acclaimed books for children. In 2013, he earned an Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor Award for his first picture book text, It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw.

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"[Tate's] decision to illuminate this remarkable man's life offers a new perspective with remarkable clarity." —Kirkus, STARRED REVIEW·

"A lovely introduction to an inspirational American poet." —School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW·

"Tate's mixed—media illustrations glow with bright greens and yellows, radiating a warmth, hope, and promise that echo this stirring biography's closing message..." —Publishers Weekly, STARRED REVIEW·

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