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Lena and the burning of Greenwood, a Tulsa Race Massacre survival story, by Nikki Shannon Smith ; illustrated by Markia Jenai - paperback

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Summary
Twelve-year-old Lena is aware of racism, but she lives a comfortable life in the segregated but relatively wealthy Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma; but on May 31, 1921 racial tensions explode, and men from downtown Tulsa invade Greenwood, set on killing and destroying the district--and as the violence escalates Lena, her parents, and her older sister search desperately for a safe place to hide from the mob
Language
eng
Literary Form
fiction
Physical Description
103 pages, illustrations, 20 cm.
Isbn
9781666329445

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  • Winneconne Public Library

    Winneconne Public Library 31 South 2nd Street, Winneconne, WI, 54986, US
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