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The Resource Day of tears : a novel in dialogue, Julius Lester

Day of tears : a novel in dialogue, Julius Lester

Label
Day of tears : a novel in dialogue
Title
Day of tears
Title remainder
a novel in dialogue
Statement of responsibility
Julius Lester
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Emma has taken care of the Butler children since Sarah and Frances's mother, Fanny, left. Emma wants to raise the girls to have good hearts, as a rift over slavery has ripped the Butler household apart. Now, to pay off debts, Pierce Butler wants to cash in his slave "assets", possibly including Emma
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
Awards note
  • Coretta Scott King award winner.
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
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133079
Cataloging source
JLGCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Julius
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L5629
LC item number
Da 2005
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a novel in dialogue
Label
Day of tears : a novel in dialogue, Julius Lester
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Jump at the sun."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177)
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9780786804900
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
System control number
ocm57424574
Label
Day of tears : a novel in dialogue, Julius Lester
Publication
Note
"Jump at the sun."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177)
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
177 p.
Isbn
9780786804900
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
System control number
ocm57424574

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