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They called themselves the K.K.K.: the birth of an American terrorist group

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Boys, let us get up a club. With those words, six restless young men raided the linens at a friend's mansion, pulled pillowcases over their heads, hopped on horses, and cavorted through the streets of Pulaski, Tennessee in 1866. The six friends named their club the Ku Klux Klan, and, all too quickly, their club grew into the self-proclaimed Invisible Empire with secret dens spread across the South.This is the story of how a secret terrorist group took root in America's democracy. Filled with chilling and vivid personal accounts unearthed from oral histories, congressional documents, and diaries, this account from Newbery Honor-winning author Susan Campbell Bartoletti is a book to read and remember. A YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist.
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9780544225824
061844033
9780618440337
9781441871558
9780547488035
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 9.2, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
1180L
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Full title they called themselves the k k k the birth of an american terrorist group
Author bartoletti susan campbell
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-23 23:18:59PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-24 00:08:46AM

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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Hate groups, Hate groups -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, Ku Klux Klan (1915- ), Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) -- Juvenile literature, Ku Klux Klan (1915-) -- Juvenile literature, Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.), Ku Klux Klan (19th cent.) -- Juvenile literature, Racism, Racism -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, United States -- Race relations, United States -- Race relations -- Juvenile literature, YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults finalist, -- 2011
title_display They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group
title_full They Called Themselves the K.K.K. The Birth of an American Terrorist Group, They called themselves the K.K.K. : the birth of an American terrorist group / by Susan Campbell Bartoletti, They called themselves the K.K.K. [sound recording] : the birth of an American terrorist group / Susan Campbell Bartoletti
title_short They called themselves the K.K.K. :
title_sub the birth of an American terrorist group
topic_facet Children's audiobooks, Hate groups, History, Politics, Race relations, Racism, YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults finalist, Young Adult Nonfiction