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To be a Slave

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4 out of 5
Based on 27 Ratings and 27 Reviews

Book Description
To be a slave. To be owned by another person, as a car, house, or a table is owned. To live as a piece of property that could be sold...

This book is about how it felt. The words of black men and women who had themselves been slaves are here, accompanied by Julius Lester's historical commentary and Tom Feelings's powerful and muted paintings, To Be a Slave has been a touchstone in children... More
Book Information
PublisherThe Dial Press
BindingLibrary Binding (14 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages160
ISBN-100582155355
ISBN-13978-0582155350
Publication Date/1970
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About Julius Lester (Author) : Julius Lester is a published adapter, author, and an editor of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Julius Lester include Black Folktales, John Henry, Cupid: A Tale... more
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About Tom Feelings (Illustrator) : Tom Feelings is a published author, editor, and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Tom Feelings include To Be A Slave (Puffin Modern Classics), ... more
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