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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry( )
Author: Taylor, Mildred D.
Editor: Scholastic, Inc. Staff,
Series title:Literature Guides
ISBN:978-0-590-38927-3
Publication Date:Jul 1999
Publisher:Scholastic, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $3.95
Book Details
Pages:16
Detailed Subjects: Juvenile Nonfiction / Literary Criticism & Collections
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.4 x 10.86 x 0.04 Inches
Book Weight:0.15 Pounds
Author Biography
Taylor, Mildred D. (Author)
Mildred D. Taylor was born in Jackson, Mississippi on September 13, 1943 and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. She received a Bachelor's degree in Education from the University of Toledo in 1965 and then spent two years in the Peace Corp teaching English and History in Ethiopia. She received a Master's degree in Journalism from the University of Colorado. During this time, she joined the Black Student Alliance and assisted in creating the black studies program at the university. After graduation and before becoming a full-time author, she worked for the Black Education Program as a study skills director.

Using her personal experiences and family stories she heard while growing up, Taylor has created several historical fiction books that offer realistic portraits of African-American families in the mid-1900s. Her novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry won the Newbery Award in 1977 and was made into a television movie in 1978. The Well: David's Story received the 1997 Jason Award. She has also received the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, the Jane Addams Book Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and the Christopher Award multiple times. She currently lives in Colorado.

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