Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre

ISBN-10: 1541581202
ISBN-13: 9781541581203
Author: Weatherford, Carole Boston
Illustrated by: Cooper, Floyd
Interest Level: 3-6
Publisher: Lerner

Publication Date: February 2021

Copyright: 2021

Page Count: 32


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Interest Level

Grades 3-6

Reading Level

Guided Reading: X
Lexile: 1100L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / State & Local

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Violence

Description
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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