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❰KINDLE❯ ❆ Day of Tears Author Julius Lester – Cutabovebarberagency.co.uk On March 2 and 3 1859 the largest auction of slaves in American history took place in Savannah Georgia More than 400 slaves were sold On the first day of the auction the skies darkened and torrentialKINDLE Day of Tears Author Julius Lester Cutabovebarberagency.co.uk On March 2 and 3 1859 the largest auction of slaves in American history took place in Savannah Georgia More than 400 slaves were sold On the first day of the auction the skies darkened and torrential On March and the largest auction of slaves in American history took place in Savannah Day of ePUB Georgia More than slaves were sold On the first day of the auction the skies darkened and torrential rain began falli.

Ng The rain continued throughout the two days stopping only when the auction had ended The simultaneity of the rain storm with the auction led to these two days being called the weeping time Master storyteller Julius Lester has taken this footnote of history and created the crowning achievement of his literary career Julius Lester tells the story of several characters including Emma a slave owned by Pierce Butler and caretaker of his two daughters and Pierce a man with a mounting gambling debt and household to protect Emma wants to teach his daught.

tears pdf Day of kindle Day of Tears PDFEPUBNg The rain continued throughout the two days stopping only when the auction had ended The simultaneity of the rain storm with the auction led to these two days being called the weeping time Master storyteller Julius Lester has taken this footnote of history and created the crowning achievement of his literary career Julius Lester tells the story of several characters including Emma a slave owned by Pierce Butler and caretaker of his two daughters and Pierce a man with a mounting gambling debt and household to protect Emma wants to teach his daught.

Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô Julius Lester was an American writer of books for children and adults He was an academic who taught Day of ePUB Ô for years – at the University of Massachusetts Amherst He was also a photographer as well as a musician who recorded two albums of folk music and original songs.

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  • Ch_beverlyatwood

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBTitle Day of TearsAuthor Julius LesterIllustrator NonePublisher Jump at the Sun Hyperion Books for ChildrenYear originally published 2005Translator if applicable NoneApproximate Interest LevelReading Level 9 to 13 yearsFormat picture book audio book book read online chapter booknovel graphic novel Young Adult Chapter BookRating system 5 Stars Brief summary This interesting book written in dialogue tells about the largest slave


  • Jeff Lindsey

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBThis was a difficult book to read Not because it was poorly written because the writing is fantastic It was difficult to read because of how angry it made me and how that emotional level was kept at a fever pitch through the entire book It was exhausting to read with that kind of internal churning I kept asking myself how it was possible that we as a species can do these sort of things to one another How we can justify the wholesale subjugation of another ace to the point that it seems a normal part of daily life and something that is our right to do That we are doing them a favor by kidnapping and enslaving them That tearing apart families in the name of profit or expedience is just fine Looking into that specter of the not all that distant past


  • Douglas M

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBThis book had 177 pages The main character is Sarah She is a sweet little girl that keeps friends as a family She likes to play with her friends a lot but not to be bored The realationship between Sarah and I is that she never lets go of anybody and keep them It reminds me of the time when there was racism


  • Lesley

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBtakes place at a slave auction So sad part of history


  • Frédéric

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBThis morning my 11 yo daughter did her homework for next week Among other things she had to read chapter 2 to 4 of Julius Lester’s Day of tears which she wanted to read to me aloudWhen she was finished I was astonished by what I’d heard and immediately took t


  • Melanie

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBThis book was fantastic need to reread Literature


  • L11_Ryanne Szydlik

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBHeartfelt tragic eye opening and fast paced Day of Tears by Julius Lester is a beautifully written story about an incredibly ugly time in American History The story is written through the perspective of all the characters mainly Emma the main link between most of the characters Lester does this in such an effective way that there is no confusion when switching characters but instead it builds interest and understanding for the reader Through switching characters the reader will learn about the story of many slaves and slave owners during the years of slavery in the S


  • Audra

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBOne hundred sixty years ago in 1859 the largest slave auction in American history happened in Atlanta Georgia Why Well to settle gambling debts of course insert a VERY hard eyeroll here There was a torrential rainstorm the entire two days of the auction and it became known as the day of weeping Yes this event actually took placeThis book is a work of fiction that imagines what the enslaved who were sold off must have felt like I could


  • Christine Jensen

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBApproximate Interest LevelReading Level Junior HighHigh School Format Audio Book Recorded Books UnabridgedAwards ALSC Notable Recording 2007 Coretta Scott King Award Winner 2006 Response The novel is read by several narrators both male and female in dialects that accurately fit the characters of the story The readers performance is dynamic conveying the emo


  • CH_Kathleen

    Day of Tears PDF EPUB ´ Day ofePUB Ô tears pdf, Day of kindle, Day of Tears PDFEPUBI truly enjoyed reading Day of Tears I could not put the book down This book is based off true historical happenings of the largest slave auction held in the United States It is interesting because it is written with each character's perspective Emma a young slave is sold away


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