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Author Wallace, Sandra Neil, author.
Title Race against time : the untold story of Scipio Jones and the battle to save twelve innocent men / Sandra Neil Wallace & Rich Wallace.
Pub Info New York : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane, [2021]
book jacket
 Barnstable (Sturgis) Juv.  J 976.78 WAL     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 976.788 WAL     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-YA  YA 976.7 WAL     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 143 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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still image sti rdacontent
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Audience 1120L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 7.8 3 3 511913
Summary "In October 1919, a group of Black sharecroppers met at a church in an Arkansas village to organize a union. Bullets rained down on the meeting from outside. Many were killed by a white mob in what became known as the Elaine Massacre. Others were rounded up and arrested. Twelve of the sharecroppers were hastily tried and sentenced to death. Scipio Africanus Jones, a self-taught lawyer who'd been born enslaved, answered the call and represented the twelve--but could he save the men's live and set them free?" -- book jacket
Subject Jones, Scipio Africanus, 1863-1943 -- Political activity.
Jones, Scipio Africanus, 1863-1943.
Elaine Massacre, Elaine, Ark., 1919 -- History.
Judges -- Arkansas.
Race riots -- Arkansas -- History.
African American lawyers.
Racism -- Arkansas.
Race relations.
Young adult literature.
Elaine Massacre, Elaine, Ark., 1919.
Race riots -- Arkansas -- Phillips County -- History.
African Americans -- Arkansas -- Phillips County -- History.
Trials (Murder) -- Arkansas -- Phillips County -- History -- 20th century.
Phillips County (Ark.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Phillips County (Ark.) -- History.
ISBN 9781629798165
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