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The Resource Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till, Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd

Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till, Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd

Label
Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till
Title
Simeon's story
Title remainder
an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till
Statement of responsibility
Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd
Creator
Contributor
Book designer
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the 1955 kidnapping and murder of teenage Emmett Till as remembered by his cousin, sharing descriptions of life in period Mississippi and how the ensuing murder trial became a catalyst for the civil rights movement
Awards note
Carter G. Woodson Honor.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-2017
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, Simeon
Dewey number
305.8/009762
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Grades 6-10 (School Library Journal)
LC call number
E185.93.M6
LC item number
W83 2010
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1938-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hahn, Jonathan
  • Boyd, Herb
  • Lawrence Hill Books
  • Chicago Review Press
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Till, Emmett
  • Till, Emmett
  • Lynching
  • African Americans
  • African American teenage boys
  • Racism
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Lynching
  • African Americans
  • African American teenage boys
  • Racism
  • Trials (Murder)
  • African American teenage boys
  • African Americans
  • Lynching
  • Race relations
  • Racism
  • Trials (Murder)
  • Mississippi
  • Mississippi
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till, Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Interior design: Jonathan Hahn ; an imprint of Chicago Review Press, Incorporated"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Mississippi -- My family -- At home with Mom and Dad -- The abduction -- The trial -- Fear and flight -- In Argo -- Reopening the case and exhuming the body -- Bobo on my mind -- Epilogue. The Till Bill -- Appendix. Lies, myths, and distortions
Control code
ocn368037283
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 144 pages
Isbn
9781556527838
Lccn
2009033631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
1304088
Label
Simeon's story : an eyewitness account of the kidnapping of Emmett Till, Simeon Wright ; with Herb Boyd
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Includes index
  • "Interior design: Jonathan Hahn ; an imprint of Chicago Review Press, Incorporated"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Life in Mississippi -- My family -- At home with Mom and Dad -- The abduction -- The trial -- Fear and flight -- In Argo -- Reopening the case and exhuming the body -- Bobo on my mind -- Epilogue. The Till Bill -- Appendix. Lies, myths, and distortions
Control code
ocn368037283
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
xvi, 144 pages
Isbn
9781556527838
Lccn
2009033631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Stock number
1304088

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