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Bites of Atlanta History: A High School Reading List

Posted by Justin Moore on January 24, 2011

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    The Temple bombing

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    The Temple bombing

    Greene, Melissa Fay.

    Tells the story of the racially motivated bombing of Atlanta's oldest and most prominent synagogue in October 1958, looking at the experiences of the white power structure, the white supremacists, the African-Americans, and the Jews who lived in the southern city, and focusing on Rabbi Jacob Rothschild who caught the attention of the hate groups by his outspoken defense of civil rights.

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    And the dead shall rise

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    Grady baby

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    An unspeakable crime

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    Outcasts united

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    Outcasts united : a refugee team, an American town

    St. John, Warren.

    The story of the Fugees, a youth soccer team in the Atlanta suburb of Clarkston, Georgia, whose members are all refugee immigrants.

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    Explosion at Orly

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    Explosion at Orly : the disaster that transformed Atlanta

    Abrams, Ann Uhry

    An account of the June 1962 Air France crash that killed over 100 prominent Atlantans who were visiting Paris on a museum tour.

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    Atlanta rising

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    Atlanta rising : the invention of an international city, 1946-1996

    Allen, Frederick, 1948-

    A history of Atlanta in the post-World War II era, discussing the forces that have shaped the city, and the leaders, black and white, who have been willing to work together, embracing change, for the good of the southern capital.

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    Negrophobia

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    The Winecoff fire

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    The Winecoff fire : the untold story of America's deadliest hotel fire

    Heys, Sam.

    Two local writers document the history and investigation into the causes of an Atlanta hotel fire that killed 119 people in December, 1946.

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    The Herndons

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    What'll ya have:  a history of the Varsity

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    What'll ya have: a history of the Varsity

    Parker, Dick

    A history of the fast-food restaurant in Atlanta and Athens, Georgia.

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    Leaving Atlanta

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    Leaving Atlanta

    Jones, Tayari.

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    No crystal stair

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    No crystal stair

    Rutland, Eva.

    A young African American woman leaves the shelter of Atlanta's priviledged black society when she falls in love with and marries a Tuskeegee Airman in 1942.

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    Bound south

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    Bound south : a novel

    White, Susan Rebecca.

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