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Day of Tears free pdf Winner of the 2006 Coretta Scott King Author Award In this historical masterpiece, Julius Lester tells the story of Emma, slave of Pierce Butler and caretaker of his two daughters, and Pierce, a man with a mounting gambling debt and a household to protect. Using multiple voices, Julius Lester has taken a little-known event in American history and transformed it into a heartbreaking and powerfully dramatic epic about the struggle to affirm humanity in the midst of slavery.

About Julius Lester

Julius Lester turned to writing after spending time as a photographer, musician, and political activist in the 1960s. His more than forty books for adults and children have garnered many awards, including ALA Notable citations and a Coretta Scott King Honor. "To Be a Slave "was a Newbery Honor Book, and "John Henry" received a Boston Globe-Horn Book award and a Caldecott Honor.""

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Author : Julius Lester
Publisher : Jump at the Sun
Data Published : 17 April 2008
ISBN : 1423104099
EAN : 9781423104094
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 192 pages
Age + : 10-14 years
Language : English
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