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Poet

The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

Poet( )
Author: Tate, Don
Illustrator: Tate, Don
ISBN:978-1-56145-825-7
Publication Date:Sep 2015
Publisher:Peachtree Publishing Company Inc.
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Description:

George loved words. But George was enslaved. Forced to work long hours, George was unable to attend school or learn how to read. But he was determined'he listened to the white children's lessons and learned the alphabet. Then he taught himself to read. Soon, he began composing poetry in his head and reciting it as he sold fruits and vegetables on a nearby college campus. News of the slave poet traveled quickly among the students, and before long, George had customers for his...
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Book Details
Pages:36
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional
Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.8 x 11.25 x 0.35 Inches
Book Weight:1.008 Pounds



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