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Mildred D. Taylor

(Mildred Delois Taylor)

Author

(1943 - )

Mildred D. Taylor

Mildred DeLois Taylor is a Newbery Award-winning African-American young adult novelist. She is explores themes of family, as well as racism faced as by African Americans in the Deep South, in works that are accessible to young readers.

For her novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, Taylor won the prestigious Newbery Medal in 1977.



Bibliography

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1976)

A clear-eyed look at the American south at the time of the Great Depression through the eyes of a young African American girl.

1977

Author(s): Mildred D. Taylor
Illustrator(s): Jerry Pinkney

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Song of the Trees (1975)

Cassie Logan does not want her mother to sell their timber while her father is away working on the railroad during the Great Depression.

Author(s): Mildred D. Taylor
Illustrator(s): Jerry Pinkney

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