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Riot

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3.1 out of 5
Based on 463 Ratings and 172 Reviews

Book Description
As the Civil War rages, another battle breaks out behind the lines.

During a long hot July in 1863, the worst race riots the United States has ever seen erupt in New York City. Earlier that year, desperate for more Union soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln instituted a draft-a draft that would allow the wealthy to escape serving in the army by paying a $300 waiver, more than a year's... More
Book Information
PublisherEgmontUSA
BindingHardcover (14 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages176
ISBN-101606840002
ISBN-13978-1606840009
Publication Date09/22/2009
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About Walter Dean Myers (Author) : Walter Dean Myers is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Walter Dean Myers include Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told, Jazz, We Are America:... more
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