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The Old African

Lester, Julius.

New York : Dial Books, c2005.

79 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of other slaves and eventually leads them back to Africa.

Reading Level: 5.5

Available

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0803725647

LC Call No:

PZ7.L5629 Ol 2005

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Lester, Julius.

Title:

The Old African / Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.

Publisher:

New York : Dial Books, c2005.

Physical:

79 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, September 2005

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, July 2005

Citation/Refs:

Book Links-starred, September 2005

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, October 2005

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, August 2005

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, August 2006

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, April 2006

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's books), December 2005

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), December 2005

Summary:

An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of other slaves and eventually leads them back to Africa.

Target Audience:

5.5

Target Audience:

5-8 Follett Library Resources

Subject:

Slavery--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Extrasensory perception--Fiction.

Subject:

Telepathy--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

AE:PersName:

Pinkney, Jerry, ill.

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