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Day of tears

Author: Julius Lester
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julius Lester
ISBN: 0786804904 9780786804900
OCLC Number: 664384518
Notes: Young people collection.
Awards: Winner of Coretta Scott King Award (Author) 2006
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2006
Commended for Nene Award 2007
Short-listed for California Young Reader Medal (Middle School) 2008
Short-listed for Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award (Young Adult) 2009
Short-listed for Virginia Readers Choice Award (Middle School) 2008
Short-listed for Nutmeg Book Award (Teen) 2009
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Junior Book) 2007
Target Audience: NP
Description: 176 pages
Responsibility: Julius Lester.

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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.

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