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Mildred D. Taylor

Auteur de Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

24+ oeuvres 21,802 utilisateurs 540 critiques 12 Favoris

A propos de l'auteur

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 afficher plus 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. (Bowker Author Biography) afficher moins
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Séries

Œuvres de Mildred D. Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (1976) 11,953 exemplaires, 384 critiques
Let the Circle Be Unbroken (1981) 2,051 exemplaires, 18 critiques
The Road to Memphis (1992) 1,230 exemplaires, 15 critiques
Mississippi Bridge (1990) 1,099 exemplaires, 18 critiques
The Land (2001) 1,071 exemplaires, 13 critiques
The Well (1995) 1,060 exemplaires, 20 critiques
The Gold Cadillac (1987) 917 exemplaires, 8 critiques
The Friendship (1987) 830 exemplaires, 13 critiques
Song of the Trees (1975) 699 exemplaires, 8 critiques
Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry and Related Readings (1997) 318 exemplaires, 25 critiques
The Friendship / The Gold Cadillac (1987) 294 exemplaires, 2 critiques
All the Days Past, All the Days to Come (2020) 167 exemplaires, 5 critiques
The Friendship and Other Stories (1989) 7 exemplaires
Logan Family Set, Books 1-7 (1990) 3 exemplaires

Oeuvres associées

Mississippi Writers: An Anthology (1991) — Contributeur — 14 exemplaires

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Nom légal
Taylor, Mildred Delois
Date de naissance
1943-09-13
Sexe
female
Nationalité
USA
Lieu de naissance
Jackson, Mississippi, USA
Lieux de résidence
Jackson, Mississippi, USA (birthplace)
Toledo, Ohio, USA
Ethiopia
Colorado, USA
Études
University of Toledo
University of Colorado (School of Journalism)
Professions
recruiter (Peace Corps)
writer
editor
copy editor
proofreader
author
Organisations
Peace Corps
Black Student Alliance
Prix et distinctions
Coretta Scott King - Virginia Hamilton Award (2020)
Children's Literature Legacy Award (2021)
Courte biographie
Born in Jackson, Mississippi and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from the University of Toledo, she spent two years in Ethiopia with the Peace Corps. Returning to the United States, she recruited for the Peace Corps before entering the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado. As a member of the Black Student Alliance, she worked with students and university officials in structuring a Black Studies program at the university.

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From Kirkus: "Surely the crown jewel of the Logan family saga. A heart-stopping plot about a character whose life has always been defined by her family and their land."
 
Signalé
BackstoryBooks | 4 autres critiques | Apr 3, 2024 |
reviewed - good but don't read to younger students
 
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hcs_admin | 12 autres critiques | Jan 22, 2024 |
I really liked this book. The author has a very strong sense of character development and giving the reader to feel of the experience of the characters through their words and actions. It has a timeless feel to it, even though it is set just after the Civil War, and the racism is hard to confront, but I think the author is honest in her depictions. While I liked this book, I wonder how many young adults would pick it up and relate. There is a bunch of offensive language and which is what gets this book challenged, but I am not sure how you tell the story of daily racism without using the language used.… (plus d'informations)
 
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mslibrarynerd | 12 autres critiques | Jan 13, 2024 |

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Statistiques

Œuvres
24
Aussi par
1
Membres
21,802
Popularité
#984
Évaluation
3.9
Critiques
540
ISBN
316
Langues
9
Favoris
12

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