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Julius Lester,'s Books

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Amina, a young West African woman stolen from her village, is on a slave ship when she discovers that she is pregnant. She soon realizes that this is no ordinary baby, and after arriving in America, she gives birth to Ekundayo, a young man sent by the creator god Amma, the master of life and death. Amma is worried. His people have always know how to take care of the spirits of the...