Julius Lester is an American writer and an academic who taught for over three decades at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is also a photographer, as well as a musician who recorded two albums of folk music and original songs. His very first book was an instructional music book co-authored with Pete Seeger. His children's book, To Be a Slave, was recognized for a Newbery Honor and Lewis Carroll Shelf Award. He received a Caldecott Honor, among others, for the book John Henry.

Bestsellers

Let's Talk About Race
To Be a Slave
Day of Tears
Tales of Uncle Remus (Puffin Modern Classics): The Adventures of Brer Rabbit
John Henry
Black Folktales
Pharaoh's Daughter: A Novel of Ancient Egypt
I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl
From Slave Ship to Freedom Road
The Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History
Sam and the Tigers: A Retelling of 'Little Black Sambo'
When Dad Killed Mom
Time's Memory
Lovesong: Becoming a Jew
Guardian

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Title: Let's Talk About Race, Author: Julius Lester
Title: To Be a Slave, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Day of Tears, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Tales of Uncle Remus (Puffin Modern Classics): The Adventures of Brer Rabbit, Author: Julius Lester
Title: John Henry, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Black Folktales, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Pharaoh's Daughter: A Novel of Ancient Egypt, Author: Julius Lester
Title: I Am Jewish: Personal Reflections Inspired by the Last Words of Daniel Pearl, Author: Ruth Pearl
Title: From Slave Ship to Freedom Road, Author: Julius Lester
Title: The Long Journey Home: Stories from Black History, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Sam and the Tigers: A Retelling of 'Little Black Sambo', Author: Julius Lester
Title: When Dad Killed Mom, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Time's Memory, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Lovesong: Becoming a Jew, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Guardian, Author: Julius Lester
Title: The Autobiography of God: A Novel, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Cupid: A Tale of Love and Desire, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Black Cowboy, Wild Horses, Author: Julius Lester
Title: Do Lord Remember Me: A Novel, Author: Julius Lester
Title: And All Our Wounds Forgiven: A Novel, Author: Julius Lester

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