Kent State

by Wiles, Deborah (Author)

ISBN: 9781338356281

From two-time National Book Award finalist Deborah Wiles, a masterpiece exploration of one of the darkest moments in our history, when American troops killed four American students protesting the Vietnam War.

May 4, 1970.

Kent State University.

As protestors roil the campus, National Guardsmen are called in. In the chaos of what happens next, shots are fired and four students are killed. To this day, there is still argument of what happened and why.

Told in multiple voices from a number of vantage points -- protestor, Guardsman, townie, student -- Deborah Wiles's Kent State gives a moving, terrifying, galvanizing picture of what happened that weekend in Ohio . . . an event that, even 50 years later, still resonates deeply. LBYR Spring/Summer 2020 New Frontlist

Age Range: From 12 to 18

Format: Hardcover, 144 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Inc., April 2020

Product Dimensions: 8.3 L × 5.5 W × 0 H

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