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A Few Red Drops

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T062006
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On 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. This mesmerizing narrative draws on contemporary accounts as it traces the roots of the explosion that had been building for decades in race relations, politics, business, an
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Product # T062006
ISBN-13 9780544785137
ISBN-10 0544785134
Author Claire Hartfield
Grade Level 7-9
Interest Level 7-9
Fiction/Nonfiction Fiction
Lexile Level 1120
Publisher Houghton Mifflin
Page Count 208
Multicultural African American