Banned or Challenged Books, Grades 5–8
The Land by Mildred D. Taylor
The Land by Mildred D. Taylor is the prequel to the entire Logan saga. In 2008, a student's parents requested the book be removed from the elementary school library in New Tampa, Florida because of racial language in the story.
Activity: Connect The Land to events in U.S. history with the discussion question in this literature guide to books by Mildred D. Taylor.
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