- A Top 150 Children’s Book
- A 2022 Top 100 Recommended Children’s Book
- 2 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Carter G. Woodson Award Winning Book 2016
- Ezra Jack Keats Award Winning, or Honored, Book
Publication Date: Sep 01, 2015
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 36 pages
Target Age Group: Picture Book
Imprint: Peachtree Publishers
Publisher: Peachtree Publishers
Parent Company: Peachtree Publishers
In the nineteenth century, North Carolina slave George Moses Horton taught himself to read and earned money to purchase his timethough not his freedom. Horton became the first African American to be published in the South, protesting slavery in the form of verse.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Literary
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American