Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton

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Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Peachtree Publishing Company
Publish Date
Pages
36
Dimensions
9.5 X 10.9 X 0.2 inches | 0.4 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781682630624

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About the Author

Don Tate grew up in Des Moines, Iowa, where he learned about Black history at the Center for Study and Application of Black Theology. He grew up to become an author and illustrator of numerous award-winning children's books, including It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw and Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton, both of received Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor awards. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Reviews

"Moving."
"A lovely introduction to an inspirational American poet."
"[Tate's] decision to illuminate this remarkable man's life offers a new perspective with remarkable clarity."
"Tate's mixed-media illustrations glow with bright greens and yellows, radiating a warmth, hope, and promise that echo this stirring biography's closing message"