Poet

Poet

The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Book - 2015
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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.
Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree, [2015]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781561458257
1561458252
Branch Call Number: j BIOGRAPHY 811.4 HORTON 2015 Beginning Facts
Characteristics: 36 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

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As a slave, George Moses Horton was not allowed to go to school. With a passion for words, he taught himself to read ad to create poetry, and finally get published.


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