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Jan 07, 2014
| ISBN 9780307792884
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Jan 07, 2014 | ISBN 9780307792884 | Middle Grade (8-12)
After the destruction of the Civil War, the United States faced the immense challenge of rebuilding a ravaged South and incorporating millions of freed slaves into the life of the nation. On April 11, 1865, President Lincoln introduced his plan for reconstruction, warning that the coming years would be “fraught with great difficulty.” Three days later he was assassinated. The years to come witnessed a time of complex and controversial change.
“I hope my readers leave my books with a greater love for reading and knowledge-seeking, and also as stronger thinkers, with a more vigorous curiosity.”—Tonya BoldenTonya Bolden is the editor of 33 Things Every Girl Should Know, an ALA Best… More about Tonya Bolden
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