Day of tears a novel in dialogue /
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...
|Main Author:||Lester, Julius, 1939-2018.|
New York :
Hyperion Books for Children,
177 pages ; 20 cm.
- Slaves on master Butler's plantation
- Slaves on mistress Henfield's plantation
- The Butler family
- The Henfield family
- Slave owners and businessmen
- Later generations.