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Tulsa Burning: Friends Show Their True Colors in Times of Trouble
by Anna Myers

    Publication Date: Mar 06, 2018
    List Price: $10.95
    Format: Paperback, 164 pages
    Classification: Fiction
    Target Age Group: Middle Grade
    ISBN13: 9781937054663
    Imprint: Roadrunner Press
    Publisher: Roadrunner Press
    Parent Company: Roadrunner Press
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    Paperback Description:

    Aamila spends every summer vacation with her grandparents. Usually, they take road trips to museums and cities that pay homage to the Black experience in the United States of America.

    This summer, Aamila is taking a short road trip to downtown Tulsa. She has been told that the area was once called "Black Wall Street" for the variety of businesses and services that were provided to Blacks by Blacks.

    Upon reaching "Black Wall Street," Aamila is confused by what she sees. Are her grandparents playing a trick on her?


    About the Author

    Tara Henderson is a public elementary school principal in Tulsa, OK. She has been in public education for nearly three decades. This is her first children’s book. This story is a work of fiction; however, the Tulsa Race Massacre is a historical event that has impacted the lives of Blacks in Tulsa for many generations. Henderson currently resides in Oklahoma with her husband, Patrick, and has two children, Patrick II & Kiesha.







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