Cupid by Julius Lester
A Tale of Love and Desire

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This is the story of Cupid--the god responsible for heartache, sleepless nights, and all those silly love songs—finally getting his comeuppance. When the god of love falls in love himself, things are bound to get interesting. And when he crosses his mama, Venus, in the process . . . Well, things could get downright messy.

The much-lauded author of Pharaoh's Daughter and When Dad Killed Mom brings his renowned storytelling skills to one of the world's most famous tales. In doing so he weaves a romantic, hilarious drama brought to life with a bold new voice that's loaded with sly wisdom. Julius Lester's retelling is sure to draw new readers to classic mythology while satisfying old fans as well.


About Julius Lester

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Renowned storyteller Julius Lester lives in Amherst, Massachusetts. He has won a Newbery Honor, the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and many other honors. Geraldo Valério lives in Vancouver, B.C., Canada.
Published January 1, 2007 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 220 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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