Poet: The Remarkable Story Of George Moses Horton

ISBN-10: 1561458252
ISBN-13: 9781561458257
Author: Tate, Don
Illustrated by: Tate, Don
Interest Level: 1-5
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers

Publication Date: September 2015

Copyright: 2015

Page Count: 36


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Interest Level

Grades 1-5

Reading Level

Guided Reading: S
Lexile: 730L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.5
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Literary

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)

Description
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.