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Unspeakable : The Tulsa Race Massacre

by Carole Boston Weatherford

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Longlisted for the National Book Award A Kirkus Prize Finalist A Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Book "A must-have"--Booklist (starred review) Celebrated author Carole Boston Weatherford and illustrator Floyd Cooper provide a powerful look at the Tulsa Race Massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history. The book traces the history of African Americans in Tulsa's Greenwood district and chronicles the devastation that occurred in 1921 when a white mob attacked the Black community. News of what happened was largely suppressed, and no official investigation occurred for seventy-five years. This picture book sensitively introduces young readers to this tragedy and concludes with a call for a better future.

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Copyright year 2021
ISBN-13 9781541581203
ISBN-10 1541581202
Class Copyright
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Subject Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size 35 MB
Number of Pages 32
Language ENG
Shelf No. NF028
Grade Range 3-6
Ages 8-12