This Strange New Feeling: Three Love Stories from Black History
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This Strange New Feeling: Three Love Stories from Black History

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“The horror of slavery . . . the excitement and terror of escape and the problems of the newly free are dramatized in three stories based on actual historical incidents. . . . Memorable.” —School Library Journal

“Lester here personalizes and vitalizes the essence of freedom.”—Booklist

In two short stories and one novella, Julius Lester has created a rich, layered, and ring

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Hardcover, 208 pages
Published December 28th 2006 by Dial (first published 1982)
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Karen
A step back in time - stories of freedom - definitely worth the time. This author has many books that have received honors - this is one of them.
JoAnn
All of these stories are based on factual events during slavery. Lester received the Cora Scott King award for this one and it is well deserved.
Ruthy
this book gives you a real inside in black history love stories things you have read in school and head in life but the three stories of real life people and what they went threw, its makes you cry makes you sad makes you think wow my life isnt all that bad others have had it rougher then yourself.
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I was born on January 27, 1939 in St. Louis, Missouri. From 1941-1954 I lived in Kansas City, Kansas, and from 1954-1961 in Nashville, Tennesse. I received a B.A. in English from Fisk University in 1960.

In 1961 I moved to New York City where I had a talk radio show on WBAI FM from 1966-1973, hosted a television talk show on WNET from 1969-1971.

Since 1968 I have published 43 books. Among the awards...more
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