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Spies of Mississippi

Spies of Mississippi

by Rick Bowers

This book chronicles how the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission attempted to halt racial integration in the 1950s and 1960s through an extensive propaganda effort to label civil rights leaders and their followers as communists.

2011 YALSA Award Finalist

Ages
11, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
11.9
Lexile Measure
1290L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Informational

About the Author

Rick Bowers Rick Bowers is the author of the 2011 YALSA Award finalist "Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement."

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