All parent member reviews for Day of Tears : A Novel in Dialogue

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(out of 2 reviews)
AGE
8
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Review this title!
Adult Written bymahogany7 April 9, 2008
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A discussion starter

I began reading this book in what began as sun filled morning with just a few clouds. As read the novel, it began to rain and my heart grow as somber as the tale Lester begins to tell. As a native of South Carolina and an African American I truly appreciate how this story weaves the history of blacks and their relationships with each other and whites of the times. This novel will begin a conversation of healing and understanding for a terrible time in American history.
Parent of a 3 and 10 year old Written byHilary Cruise May 17, 2010
AGE
8
QUALITY
 

perfect for younger kids

I liked this bookIyhought that it somewhat helped my daughter get a better look on slavery
What other families should know
Educational value
Great messages