We are honored to have offered 25 copies of Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton, a nonfiction picture book by Don Tate (Peachtree Publishers), as individual giveaways to clever entrants.
Our thanks to Peachtree Publishers for the donation!
The book tells the story of a North Carolina man who spent his lifetime writing and performing poetry despite being enslaved. For most of Horton’s life, words were the only freedom available to him.
Want to use this book to teach the power of poetry and self-expression?
Free download of “Words as Freedom: Using Poet: The Remarkable Story of George Moses Horton to Teach Self-Expression & Poetry” available here.
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