The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch


The Amazing Age of John Roy Lynch
by Chris Barton (Author) and Don Tate (Illustrator)

Booktalk: Look at the Reconstruction period through the life of one of the first African-American congressmen.

Snippet: Searching for more satisfying work, he went from waiter to cook –ah, the freedom to make such a move!– then from cook to better-paid pantryman on board the Altamont a Union transport steamer.

Don is one of my former students.

See the book trailer.

STEM + the Arts = STEAM

STEAM DIY Activity

John Roy Lynch worked on a steam boat. Make a simple steam boat for yourself.


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