The Land and Other Books by Mildred D. Taylor

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Further Reading

Crowe, Chris. Presenting Mildred D. Taylor. New York: Twayne Publishers, 1999.

Taylor, Mildred D. "Mildred D. Taylor." Something About the Author Autobiography Series, vol. 5. Adele Sarkissian, Ed. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1988. 267-286.

Ibid. "Acceptance Speech for the 1997 ALAN Award." http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ ejournals/ALAN/spring98/taylor.html

"Taylor, Mildred D." Something About the Author, vol 70. Donna Olendorf and Diane Telgen, Eds. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1993. 222-226.

 

Internet Sites

http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/taylor.htm

http://www.indiana.edu/~reading/ieo/bibs/taylor.html

http://www.sdcoe.k12.ca.us/score/roll/rolltg.htm

http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/rollofthunder/

 

Videocassettes

Taylor, Mildred D. "Mildred D. Taylor: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry." Videocassette. Films for the Humanities and Sciences. 1988, 1991 release. #2800.

"Meet the Newbery Author: Mildred Taylor." Videocassette. Produced by Miller- Brody. Distributed by American School Publs. 1991 #004614.

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The Civil Rights Movement: An Eyewitness History by Sanford Wexler

Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965 by Juan Williams

Freedom's Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories by Ellen Levine

I've Got the Light of Freedom: The Organizing Tradition and the Mississippi Freedom Struggle by Charles M. Payne

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Witnesses to Freedom: Young People Who Fought for Civil Rights by Belinda Rochelle

 

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Books By Mildred D. Taylor

The Friendship

  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
    0-14-038964-4 pb
    0-8037-0417-8 hc
The Gold Cadillac
  • Christopher Award
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
    0-14-038963-6 pb
    0-8037-0342-2 hc
The Land
0-8037-1950-7 hc

Let the Circle Be Unbroken

  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • Coretta Scott King Award
  • National Book Award Nominee
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
  • New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
    0-14-034892-1 pb
    0-8037-4748-9 hc
Mississippi Bridge
  • Christopher Award
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
    0-14-130817-6 pb
The Road to Memphis
  • ALA Best Book for Young Adults
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • Coretta Scott King Award
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
    0-14-036077-8 pb
    0-8037-0340-6 hc
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • Booklist's Best of the Best Books 1970-1982
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor
  • Coretta Scott King Honor
  • Horn Book Fanfare Honor List
  • Kirkus Choice
  • National Book Award Nominee
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
  • Newbery Medal
    0-14-034893-X pb (rack-trim)
    0-14-038451-0 pb (digest-trim)
    0-8037-2647-3 hc
Song of the Trees
  • Coretta Scott King Honor
  • Council on Interracial Books Award
  • National Book Award Honor
  • New York Times Outstanding Book of the Year
    0-8037-5452-3 hc
The Well
  • ALA Notable Children's Book
  • ALA Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers
  • NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies
    0-14-038642-4 pb
    0-8037-1802-0 hc

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