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Day of tears : a novel in dialogue / by Julius Lester. [print]

By: Lester, Julius [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Jump at the Sun ; 2007. ; London : Turnaround [distributor], [(c)2007. Description: 177 pages ; 21 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781423104094; 1423104099Subject(s): Slavery -- Fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Georgia -- Juvenile fiction | Racism -- Juvenile fiction | Slavery -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Historical fictionLOC classification: PZ7.L642.D396 2007PZ7.L5629.L642.D396 2007COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: Awards: Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2006.Summary: When gambling debts and greed enter into the Butler household, Pierce Butler decides to host the biggest slave auction in American history and breaks a promise by selling Emma, his most-valued slave and caretaker of his children--a decision that brings about unthinkable consequences.
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Juvenile Book (10-day checkout) Juvenile Book (10-day checkout) G Allen Fleece Library
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Fiction PS3562.E853D39 2007 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 31923001438072

Includes Q and A with the author.

When gambling debts and greed enter into the Butler household, Pierce Butler decides to host the biggest slave auction in American history and breaks a promise by selling Emma, his most-valued slave and caretaker of his children--a decision that brings about unthinkable consequences.

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Coretta Scott King Award, author, 2006.

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