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    When the beginning began

    296.1
    Les

    When the beginning began : stories about God, the creatures, and us

    Lester, Julius.

    A collection of traditional and original Jewish tales interpreting the Biblical story of the creation of the world.

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    Non-fiction - JH & HSNon-fiction - JH & HS

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    301.451
    Les

    To be a slave

    Lester, Julius, comp.

    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 twentieth century.

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    Non-fiction - JH & HSNon-fiction - JH & HS

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    The blues singers

    781.643
    Les

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    Day of tears

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    Les

    Day of tears : a novel in dialogue

    Lester, Julius.

    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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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Othello

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    Les

    Othello : a novel

    Lester, Julius.

    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.

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    Pharaoh's daughter

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    Les

    Pharaoh's daughter : a novel of ancient Egypt

    Lester, Julius.

    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 her true self as a priestess to the Egyptian gods.

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    When Dad killed Mom

    F
    Les

    When Dad killed Mom

    Lester, Julius.

    When Jenna and Jeremy's father shoots and kills their artist mother, they struggle to slowly rebuild a functioning family.

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    Fiction  - JH & HSFiction - JH & HS

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    Let's talk about race

    J
    305.8
    LES

    Let's talk about race

    Lester, Julius.

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

    Due 09/19/19

    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    From slave ship to freedom road

    J
    306.3
    LES

    From slave ship to freedom road

    Lester, Julius.

    Presents the author's meditations on twenty paintings by artist Rod Brown, designed to encourage reflection on the hardships faced by African-American slaves until their emancipation.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    326
    LES

    To be a slave

    Lester, Julius, comp.

    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 twentieth century.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    More tales of Uncle Remus/ as told by Julius Lester

    J
    398.2
    LES

    More tales of Uncle Remus/ as told by Julius Lester

    Lester, Julius

    Retells adventures and misadventures of Brer Rabit and his friends and enemies.

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    John Henry

    J
    398.2
    LES

    John Henry

    Lester, Julius.

    Retells the legend of the African American railroad builder who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The last tales of Uncle Remus

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    398.2
    LES

    The last tales of Uncle Remus

    Lester, Julius.

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

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The tales of Uncle Remus

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    398.2
    LES

    The tales of Uncle Remus

    Lester, Julius.

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    The Old African

    J
    LES

    The Old African

    Lester, Julius.

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

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Pharaoh's daughter

    J
    LES

    Pharaoh's daughter : a novel of ancient Egypt

    Lester, Julius.

    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 her true self as a priestess to the Egyptian gods.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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    Ackamarackus

    P
    LES

    Ackamarackus : Julius Lester's sumptuously silly fantastically funny fables

    Lester, Julius.

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

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Black cowboy, wild horses

    P
    LES

    Black cowboy, wild horses : a true story

    Lester, Julius.

    An African-American 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.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    Sam and the tigers

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    LES

    Sam and the tigers : a new telling of Little Black Sambo

    Lester, Julius.

    Relates what happens when a little boy named Sam matches wits with several tigers that want to eat him (a retelling of Little Black Sambo).

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    What a truly cool world

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    LES

    What a truly cool world

    Lester, Julius.

    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.

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    Picture Book - ElementaryPicture Book - Elementary

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    The adventures of Brer Rabbit

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    791.433
    Adv

    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.

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    Movie (VHS or DVD)Movie (VHS or DVD)

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