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A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riot of 1919 / Claire Hartfield.

Hartfield, Claire, (author.).

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  • 8 of 9 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Lake County Main Library - Lakeview.

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Summary:

"Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago." --Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA 305.896 HARTFIELD (Text) 37620000950438 New Young Adult Book System_Only_3months 07/31/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780544785137
  • ISBN: 0544785134
  • ISBN: 9780605971912
  • ISBN: 0605971919
  • Physical Description: 198 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 182-189) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
CATALYST -- The beach -- A time to reap -- FIRST WHISPERS -- Freedom fight -- Self reliance -- White Negroes -- Waste matters -- Parallel universes -- A stone's throw -- UP FROM THE SOUTH -- A higher call -- The northern fever -- A real place for Negroes -- A job, any job -- Full to bursting -- Respectability and respect -- REAPING THE WHIRLWIND -- Tensions rising -- Last straws -- Race riot -- Ratcheting up -- Point counterpoint -- Moment of truth.
Summary, etc.:
"Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago." --Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Young Adult.
1120 Lexile.
Ages 12 and up.
Awards Note:
Coretta Scott King Award, 2019.
Subject: Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919 > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Illinois > Chicago > Social conditions > Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) > Race relations > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) > History > 1875- > Juvenile literature.

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