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About the Author

Mildred D. Taylor is the author of nine novels including�The Road to Memphis,�Let the Circle Be Unbroken,�The Land, and�Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.�Her books�have won numerous awards, among them a Newbery Medal (for�Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry), four Coretta Scott King Awards, and a�Boston�Globe-Horn Book�Award. Her book�The Land�was awarded the�L.A. Times�Book Prize and the PEN Award for Children's Literature. In 2003, Ms. Taylor was named the First Laureate of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature.

Mildred Taylor was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from the University of Toledo, she served in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia for two years and then spent the next year traveling throughout the United States, working and recruiting for the Peace Corps. At the University of Colorado's School of Journalism, she helped created a Black Studies program and taught in the program for two years. Ms. Taylor has worked as a proofreader-editor and as program coordinator for an international house and a community free school. She now devotes her time to her family, writing, and what she terms "the family ranch" in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780803774735
Author:
Taylor, Mildred D.
Author:
Pinkney, Jerry
Author:
Taylor, Mildred D.
Publisher:
Dial
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
Prejudices
Subject:
Race relations
Subject:
Southern states
Subject:
Depressions
Subject:
Discrimination
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Southern States Race relations Fiction.
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Series Volume:
IX. Bd.
Publication Date:
19760101
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
Children/juvenile
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
8.58 x 5.88 x 1 in 0.98 lb
Age Level:
10-13

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