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Black Cowboy, Wild Horses: A True Story

Black Cowboy, Wild Horses: A True Story

by Julius Lester
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Publisher: Dial, 1998
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0803717873

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 7-9

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Lester

Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue

Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue

by Julius Lester

Publishers: Hyperion, Jump at the Sun, 2005
Pages: 177
ISBN: 0786804904

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 12 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Lester

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road

by Julius Lester
Illustrated by Rod Brown

Publisher: Dial, 1998
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0803718934

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 11-15

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 759 Lester

John Henry

John Henry

by Julius Lester
Illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Publisher: Dial, 1994
Pages: 40
ISBN: 0803716079

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-10

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 398 Lester

This Strange New Feeling: Three Love Stories from Black History

This Strange New Feeling: Three Love Stories from Black History

by Julius Lester

Publisher: Dial, 2007
Pages: 193
ISBN: 0803784910

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 14 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Lester