The Tulsa Race Massacre

The Black American Journey
  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

A brief introduction into the violent Tulsa Race Massacre that occurred on May 31-June 1 1921. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007050, JNF018010
Dewey 305.800973
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 920
Guided Reading Level Y
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 511538
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
Online Resources

  • A Place to Be Free
  • A City Divided
  • Violence in Greenwood
  • The Attack on Greenwood
  • A Failure of Justice
  • Greenwood Today
  • Think About It
  • Time Line
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index
Author: Kara L. Laughlin

Kara L. Laughlin lives in Virginia with her husband and three children. She is an award-winning poet and the author of more than sixty-five nonfiction books for kids.


A noteworthy review of The Black American Journey from Booklist on April 1, 2021

Starred Review. This volume in The Black American Journey series (12 titles) chronicles the rise of Greenwood, Oklahoma—later annexed by Tulsa—known as Black Wall Street for the wealth its Black population built, and the bloody massacre that was its downfall in 1921. In six… View →