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Let's talk about race —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation's "story.".

An American tail. The treasure of Manhattan Island ; An American tail. The mystery of the night monster ; The tale of Despereaux ; The adventures of Brer Rabbit

An American Tail: The treasure of Manhattan Island: In the historic melting pot of 19th century New York City, Fievel and the Mousekewitz family are struggling to make their "American dream" come true. But when a mysteri...

The hungry ghosts —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A resourceful young boy tries to help three hungry ghosts find something to eat.

Ackamarackus : Julius Lester's sumptuously silly fantastically funny fables —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A collection of six original fables with morals both silly and serious.

The adventures of Brer Rabbit

Get ready for all the laughs, adventure, and hip-hopping good times in this all-new imaginative and modern retelling of Uncle Remus' best-loved tale.

Day of tears : a novel in dialogue —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

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 d...

Black cowboy, wild horses : a true story —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A black cowboy is so in tune with wild mustangs that they accept him into the herd, thus enabling him singlehandedly to take them to the corral.

John Henry —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

What a truly cool world —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

Discovering that making a world takes a lot of work, God calls on his secretary Bruce and the angel Shaniqua to help him create bushes, grass, flowers, and butterflies.

Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

Follows the adventures of a little boy named Sam when he matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him.

The Old African —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of his fellow slaves and eventually lead them back to Africa. Based on an actual incident from black history.

Albidaro and the mischievous dream —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

Chaos results when a dream tells all the children and animals of the world that they should do whatever they want without fear of adult reprisal.

To be a slave —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentiet...

To be a slave —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A compilation, selected from various sources and arranged chronologically, of the reminiscences of slaves and ex-slaves about their experiences from the leaving of Africa through the Civil War and into the early twentiet...

Othello : a novel —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

A prose retelling of Shakespeare's play in which a jealous general is duped into thinking that his wife has been unfaithful, with tragic consequences.

Cupid : a tale of love and desire —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018

Cupid, the spoiled and mischievous god of love, is attracted to and marries the beautiful mortal, Psyche, and both learn many lessons about the nature of love.

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