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Day of Tears

Emma has taken care of the Butler children since Sarah and Frances's mother, Fanny, left. Emma wants to raise the girls to have good hearts, as a rift over slavery has ripped the Butler household apart. Now, to pay off debts, Pierce Butler wants to cash in his slave "assets", possibly including Emma.

ISBN: 
0786804904
Age: 
High School
Middle School
Author: 
Julius Lester
Genre: 
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Historical Fiction
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