The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch

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"A picture book biography of John Roy Lynch, one of the first African-Americans elected into the United States Congress"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Grand Rapids, MI : Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2015
ISBN: 9780802853790
Call Number: j BIO Facts 328.73 LYNCH 2015
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations, color maps ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Tate, Don - Illustrator
Alternative Title: John Roy Lynch


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A picture book biography of the first African American congressman.

Born a slave, John Roy Lynch was elected after the Civil War as the first African-American congressman.

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JCLAllisonD Mar 29, 2017

This picture book does a good job shining truth about the promise of Reconstruction. It's a little long for a picture book, so probably best for early elementary age.


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