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Amazing age of John Roy Lynch by Barton, Chris 

BTSB Prebound(Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2015)

BTSB #: 095022 Available

Dewey: 328.7309/BAges: 7-10   
AR: 5.7 LG RC: 6.4 3-5 Lexile: 920 F&P: T

Subjects: Lynch, John Roy,|d1847-1939 United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography African American legislators - Biography Legislators - Biography Reconstruction (1865-1876) African American politicians - Mississippi - Biography United States - Politics and government|y1865-1900 Mississippi - Politics and government|y1865-1950

Summary: A picture book biography of John Roy Lynch, one of the first African-Americans elected into the United States Congress.

Perspectives on Reconstruction [Perspectives on US history]by Streissguth, Thomas 

BTSB Prebound(12-Story Library, 2018)

BTSB #: 861153 Available

Dewey: 973.8/NAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 770

Subjects: Reconstruction (1865-1876) Southern States - History|y1865-1951 United States - Politics and government|y1865-1877

Summary: Offers twelve different views on post-Civil War America and provides information about what happened during Reconstruction and how it affected different people.

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Slavery and Reconstruction : the struggle for Black civil rights [American Slavery And The Fight For Freedom]by Smith, Elliott 

BTSB Prebound(Lerner, 2022)

BTSB #: 827213 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 9-14   
Lexile: 980

Subjects: African Americans - History|y1863-1877 Reconstruction (1865-1876) African Americans - Civil rights - Southern States - History|y19th century African Americans - Southern States - Social conditions|y19th century Southern States - Race relations

Summary: With the freeing of four million enslaved people after the Civil War, the Reconstruction period brought new victories and challenges in the fight for Black rights. Learn more about this crucial period in U.S. history.

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Unpunished murder : massacre at Colfax and the quest for justice by Goldstone, Lawrence 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2018)

BTSB #: 384819 Available

Dewey: 976.3/NAges: 12-18   
AR: 9.1 UG RC: 12.9 6-8 Lexile: 1260

Subjects: United States.|bSupreme Court United States.|bSupreme Court African Americans - Colfax (Louisiana) Massacres - Colfax (Louisiana) Reconstruction (1865-1876) Constitutional law - United States

Summary: On Easter Sunday of 1873, just eight years after the Civil War ended, a band of white supremacists marched into Grant Parish, Louisiana, and massacred over one hundred unarmed African Americans. The court case that followed would reach the highest court in the land. Yet, not a single person was convicted. The opinion issued by the Supreme Court in US v. Cruikshank set in motion a process that would help implement Jim Crow and two-tiered justice.

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