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Black Cowboy Wild Horses, A True Story

Black Cowboy Wild Horses, A True Story
Julius Lester & Jerry Pinkney
Dial Books for Young Readers, 1998

Based on a true story of an ex-slave, Julius Lester tells a story of a cowboy who, without a word or a rope, befriends a small herd of wild horses. 73 more words

Ages 4-8

Sam and the Tigers

Sam and the Tigers

Julius Lester, author
Pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Dial Books for Young Readers,
A Division of Penguin USA, 1996

This is a retelling of the old book, Little Black Sambo, breathing into it new life with wit, humor and beautiful illustrations. 471 more words

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Quotations Marked 4

“The real musician is not the one who can knock your eyeballs out with fast, difficult runs. A real musician can make the simple songs vibrate and sparkle with the life that is within them.” 527 more words

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Read: Cupid by Julius Lester

Cupid, the god of love, is no longer the cute little baby donning a diaper that we’re all accustomed to. He grew up to be the most glorious-looking god in all of Olympus but there’s one tiny bit of a problem: he doesn’t know a thing about his element. 488 more words

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