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A Few Red Drops

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A Few Red Drops
Title
A Few Red Drops
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Summary
This mesmerizing narrative nonfiction draws on contemporary accounts as it traces the roots of an explosion that had been building for decades in race relations, politics, business, and clashes of culture.Coretta Scott King Award winner * Carter G. Woodson Book Award from the National Council for the Social StudiesOn a hot day in July 1919, five black youths went swimming in Lake Michigan, unintentionally floating close to the "white" beach. An angry white man began throwing stones at the boys, striking and killing one.Racial conflict on the beach erupted into days of urban violence that shook the city of Chicago to its foundations. A Few Red Drops is "readable, compelling history," The Horn Book wrote, adding that the book uses "meticulously chosen archival photos, documents, newspaper clippings, and quotes from multiple primary sources."Includes archival photos and prints, source notes, bibliography, and an index
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Hartfield, Claire
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Geography
  • Young Adult Nonfiction
  • Multi-Cultural
  • History
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A Few Red Drops
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Publication
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781328699046
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Few Red Drops
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:fd3ef1b0-eae4-4ef9-b4f6-7d346af076f9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781328699046
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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