Day of tears : a novel in dialogue / Julius Lester.

Authors: Lester, Julius.
Call number: jFIC LES
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2005.
Publication date: c2005.
Subject: Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
Coretta Scott King Award.
Title: Day of tears : a novel in dialogue / Julius Lester.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 177 p. ; 20 cm.
Notes: "Jump at the sun."
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 177).
Awards note: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2006
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Young Hoosier Book Award, 2008-2009, 6-8 Nominee.
ISBN: 0786804904 (reinforced) :
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Bib No.: 993413