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46 Results
Let's talk about race —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2004
6 available of 9 items

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

The hungry ghosts —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2009
6 available of 8 items

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

Pharaoh's daughter —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2000
0 available of 1 items

A fictionalized account of the Biblical tale in which a Hebrew infant, rescued by the daughter of the Pharaoh, passes through a turbulent adolescence to eventually become a prophet of his people while his sister finds he...

The Old African —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2005
0 available of 1 items

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.

More tales of Uncle Remus : further adventures of Brer Rabbit, his friends, enemies, and others —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1988
4 available of 5 items

The author retells the classic Afro-American tales.

The last tales of Uncle Remus —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1994
0 available of 2 items

Retells the final adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabbit and his friends and enemies.

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
DVD
2014
0 available of 1 items

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...

Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1996
3 available of 3 items

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

Othello : a novel —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1995
2 available of 2 items

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.

The adventures of Brer Rabbit
DVD
2006
4 available of 4 items

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.

Ackamarackus : Julius Lester's sumptuously silly fantastically funny fables —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2001
4 available of 4 items

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

John Henry —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1994
4 available of 4 items

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

Black cowboy, wild horses : a true story —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1998
5 available of 5 items

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.

What a truly cool world —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1999
2 available of 2 items

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.

How many spots does a leopard have? and other tales —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
1989
7 available of 7 items

An illustrated collection of twelve folk tales, ten African and two Jewish.

Albidaro and the mischievous dream —Lester, Julius. 1939-2018
Book
2000
4 available of 4 items

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
Book
1998
2 available of 2 items

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...

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