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Who created it? Hartfield, Claire, author.
What's it called? A few red drops : the Chicago Race Riots of 1919 / Claire Hartfield.
Who published it? Boston : Clarion Books, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2018]
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  305.896073 Har  AVAILABLE
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  305.896073 Har  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 198 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Who'd like this? Young Adult.
1120 Lexile.
Extra info! Includes bibliographical references and index.
What's in it? 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.
What's it about? "Examines the events and forces leading up to 1919 race riots in Chicago."--Provided by publisher.
Who'd like this? Ages 12 and up.
Awards! Winner: Coretta Scott King Award, 2019
Helpful subjects! Chicago Race Riot, Chicago, Ill., 1919 -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Chicago (Ill.) -- History -- 1875- -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Social conditions -- Juvenile literature.
Race raletions.
Civil rights movements -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Other titles to try! Chicago Race Riots of 1919
Special numbers! 9780544785137 (hardcover)
0544785134 (hardcover)
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