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by Julius Lester

Author: Julius Lester
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Dial Books; First Edition edition (October 12, 2004)
Pages: 160 pages
Category: Fiction and Literature
Rating: 4.9
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Julius Lester encourages others that people are stories. It seems every where he went there was a story. Julius Lester was an American writer of books for children and adults. He was an academic who taught for 32 years (1971–2003) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Julius Lester encourages others that people are stories. He's also re-written some children's literature. Some of his titles sounded very familiar. His writing style keeps your attention, it is a book that is hard to put down. You could picture the people he wrote about in his book. He was also a photographer, as well as a musician who recorded two albums of folk music and original songs. Books by Julius Lester.

On Writing for Children and Other People. So says Julius Lester in the introduction to this extraordinary book that combines memoir and social criticism. Select Format: Hardcover.

Julius Bernard Lester (January 27, 1939 – January 18, 2018) was an American writer of books for children and adults and an academic who taught for 32 years (1971–2003) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Lester was also known as a civil rights activist, a photographer, and a musician who recorded two albums of folk music and original songs.

Since 1968 Lester has written 44 books: eight nonfiction, 31 children's books, one book of poetry and photographs (with David . On Writing for Children and Other People (2005). Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue (2005). The Old African, illus.

Since 1968 Lester has written 44 books: eight nonfiction, 31 children's books, one book of poetry and photographs (with David Gahr), and three adult novels. His very first book was an instructional book on how to play the 12-string guitar, co-authored with Pete Seeger.

Julius Lester wrote the Newbery Honor Book, To be a Slave. He also wrote This Strange New Feeling. In addition to the books mentioned above, Julius Lester wrote. Lovesong:Becoming A Jew, 1988 (Bullfinch Press). On Writing for Children and Other People, 2005 (Dial Books). Long Journey Home, 1972 (Dial Books For Young Readers). Do Lord Remember Me, 1984. And All Our Wounds Forgiven, 1994. Othello: A Novel, 1995 (Point) a novelization of Othello by William Shakespeare.

Since 1968 Lester has written 43 books: 8 nonfiction, 30 children's books, one book of poetry and photographs (with David Gahr), and three adult novels. Among the awards his books have received are the Newbery Honor, Boston-Globe Horn Book Award, Coretta Scott King Award, National Book Award finalist, ALA Notable Book, National Jewish Book Award finalist, National Book Critics Circle Honor Book, and the New York Times Outstanding Book Award.

Born in 1939, Julius Lester spent his youth in the Midwest and the South and received .

Born in 1939, Julius Lester spent his youth in the Midwest and the South and received a . in English from Fisk University in 1960. Since 1968 he has published 25 books of fiction, nonfiction, children's books, and poetry. Many of Mr. Pinkney's children's books celebrate multicultural and African American themes.

University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Offers a collection of thoughts, reflections, and inspiration about life, religion, politics, and social awareness from this Newbery Honor-winning author of To Be A Slave.