Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus) Henry Louis Gates Jr

Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)

Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr
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Book Title
Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow (Scholastic Focus)
Author
Henry Louis Gates Jr
ISBN
9781338262049
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, spanning the half century between the Civil War and Birth of a Nation. Here, you will come face-to-face with the people and events of Reconstruction's noble democratic experiment, its tragic undermining, and the drawing of a new color line in the long Jim Crow era that followed. In introducing young readers to them, and to the resiliency of the African American people at times of progress and betrayal, Professor Gates shares a history that remains vitally relevant today.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Henry Louis Gates Jr, Tonya BoldenPublisher: ScholasticPublished: 01/29/2019ISBN: 9781338262049Pages: 240Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10dReview Citations: Shelf Awareness 02/01/2019School Library Journal 11/01/2018 pg. 92Kirkus Reviews 11/15/2018Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 58Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Recommended, SatisfactoryAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500321 / Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim CrowReading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 5
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.
This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, spanning the half century between the Civil War and Birth of a Nation. Here, you will come face-to-face with the people and events of Reconstruction's noble democratic experiment, its tragic undermining, and the drawing of a new color line in the long Jim Crow era that followed. In introducing young readers to them, and to the resiliency of the African American people at times of progress and betrayal, Professor Gates shares a history that remains vitally relevant today.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr, Tonya Bolden
Publisher: Scholastic
Published: 01/29/2019
ISBN: 9781338262049
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Shelf Awareness 02/01/2019
School Library Journal 11/01/2018 pg. 92
Kirkus Reviews 11/15/2018
Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 58
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500321 / Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 5
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presents a journey through America's past and our nation's attempts at renewal in this look at the Civil War's conclusion, Reconstruction, and the rise of Jim Crow segregation.
This is a story about America during and after Reconstruction, one of history's most pivotal and misunderstood chapters. In a stirring account of emancipation, the struggle for citizenship and national reunion, and the advent of racial segregation, the renowned Harvard scholar delivers a book that is illuminating and timely. Real-life accounts drive the narrative, spanning the half century between the Civil War and Birth of a Nation. Here, you will come face-to-face with the people and events of Reconstruction's noble democratic experiment, its tragic undermining, and the drawing of a new color line in the long Jim Crow era that followed. In introducing young readers to them, and to the resiliency of the African American people at times of progress and betrayal, Professor Gates shares a history that remains vitally relevant today.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Henry Louis Gates Jr, Tonya Bolden
Publisher: Scholastic
Published: 01/29/2019
ISBN: 9781338262049
Pages: 240
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.30h x 5.70w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Shelf Awareness 02/01/2019
School Library Journal 11/01/2018 pg. 92
Kirkus Reviews 11/15/2018
Booklist 01/01/2019 pg. 58
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 500321 / Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow
Reading Level: 8.7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade Plus / Point Value: 5