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Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till

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Book Description

No modern tragedy has had a greater impact on race relations in America than the kidnapping and murder of Emmett Till. A 14-year-old black boy from Chicago visiting relatives in Mississippi in 1955, Till was taken from his uncle's home by two white men; several days later, his body was found in the Tallahatchie River. This grotesque crime became the c... More

Book Information
PublisherChicago Review Press
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages176
ISBN-101556527837
ISBN-13978-1556527838
Publication Date01/01/2010
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About Herb Boyd (Author) : Herb Boyd is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of Herb Boyd include Black Panthers for Beginners, Martin Luther King Jr. (Heinle Reading Library).
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About Simeon Wright (Author) : Simeon Wright is a published author of young adult books. A published credit of Simeon Wright is Simeon's Story: An Eyewitness Account of the Kidnapping of Emmett Till.
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