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The Lucky Stone

4.12 of 5 stars 4.12  ·  rating details  ·  26 ratings  ·  3 reviews
There is nothing Tee enjoys more than sitting out on the porch with her great-greatmother, listening to the fascinating stories about the lucky stone.

Shiny and black as night, it brought good fortune to each of its owners for over one hundred years. First it helped Mandy, a runaway slave, win her freedom. Then it saved Vashti from death by lightning at a prayer meeting. An
Paperback, 64 pages
Published May 1st 1986 by Yearling (first published January 1st 1979)
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Cute story about African American girls through 3 different generations. All of them united by the hope found with a "lucky stone." Great book to introduce or talk about the history of African Americans.
Sep 14, 2007 Laurie rated it 5 of 5 stars
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I read this book in elementary school, and it's still one of my favorites. Odd coincidence, when I went to St. Mary's College, Lucille Clifton, the author and poet laureate, was my english professor.
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i would recommend it to kids
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Lucille Clifton was an American poet, writer, and educator from New York. Common topics in her poetry include the celebration of her African American heritage, and feminist themes, with particular emphasis on the female body.

She was the first person in her family to finish high school and attend college. She started Howard University on scholarship as a drama major but lost the scholarship two yea
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