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Riot

Author: Walter Dean Myers
Publisher: New York : Egmont USA, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Historical fiction
Young adult books
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Walter Dean Myers
ISBN: 9781606840009 1606840002 9781606840429 1606840428
OCLC Number: 297147822
Notes: Written in screenplay format.
Performer(s): Read by a full cast.
Target Audience: Ages 12 up.; Young Adult.
Description: 164 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Walter Dean Myers.

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In 1863, fifteen-year-old Claire, the daughter of an Irish mother and a black father, faces ugly truths and great danger when Irish immigrants, enraged by the Civil War and a federal draft, lash out against blacks and wealthy "swells" of New York City.

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