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The Old African
Publisher: Dial Books in New York
Written in English
- Slavery -- Fiction.,
- African Americans -- Fiction.,
- Extrasensory perception -- Fiction.,
- Telepathy -- Fiction.
About the Edition
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.
|Statement||Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.|
|Contributions||Pinkney, Jerry, ill.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.L5629 Ol 2005|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||79 p. :|
|Number of Pages||79|
|LC Control Number||2003015671|
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The Old African by Julius Lester was a Noble Books for Global Society Award winner for the year This book sums up the history of pain and hardships African Americans slaves faced during the time of slavery/5. The Old African. In a moving, lyrical, brave book, master storyteller Julius Lester reimagines an old folktale about a group of slaves and their magical journey back to Africa.
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