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The Resource The Old African, Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

The Old African, Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney

Label
The Old African
Title
The Old African
Statement of responsibility
Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An elderly slave uses the power of his mind to ease the suffering of other slaves and eventually leads them back to Africa
Summary
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
Storyline
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Massachusetts Book Awards, Children's/YA Literature Literature Award, 2006.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2005.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
138154
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • School Library Journal starred
  • Booklist starred
  • Book Links-starred
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 5.5
  • 5-8
  • 920
Intended audience source
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Follett Library Resources
  • Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.L5629
LC item number
Ol 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
850
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The Old African, Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14332291
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9781415628409
Isbn Type
(BWI bdg.)
Lccn
2003015671
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)F878580577154CE7A5F009DF345F2331
  • (IMchF)fol09092527
Label
The Old African, Julius Lester ; illustrated by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14332291
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
79 pages
Isbn
9781415628409
Isbn Type
(BWI bdg.)
Lccn
2003015671
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (PPL)F878580577154CE7A5F009DF345F2331
  • (IMchF)fol09092527

Library Locations

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