- A Top 120 African-American Children’s Book
- 2 Time AALBC.com Bestselling Book!
- Carter G. Woodson Award Winning Book 2016
Publication Date: Sep 01, 2015
List Price: $16.95 (store prices may vary)
Page Count: 36
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.