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The road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor

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Published by Scholastic Inc. in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Coretta Scott King Award,
  • Race relations -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction,
  • African Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Mississippi -- Juvenile fiction

Book details:

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In 1941 a black youth, sadistically teased by two white boys in rural Mississippi, severely injures one of them with a tire iron and enlists Cassie"s help in trying to flee the state.

Edition Notes

Other titlesCecilia Bard Multicultural Library for Peace, Coretta Scott King Award book
StatementMildred D. Taylor.
GenreJuvenile fiction.
The Physical Object
Pagination290 p. ;
Number of Pages290
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22859793M
ISBN 100590981994

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  Mildred D. Taylor is the author of nine novels including The Road to Memphis, Let the Circle Be Unbroken, The Land, The Well, and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Her books have won numerous awards, among them a Newbery Medal (for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry), four Coretta Scott King Awards, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book by: The Road to Memphis Mildred D. Taylor Published: Country: United States and Canada ISBN: add international standard book number Pages: (Hardback, first edition) Series: Logan family Preceded by: Let the Circle Be Unbroken Contents[show] Description The third book about the Logan family, following on from the two previous books, which were Roll of Thunder, Hear Author: Mildred D. Taylor. This Study Guide consists of approximately 44 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Road to Memphis. Print Word PDF Take our free The Road to Memphis quiz below, with 25 multiple choice questions that help you. The Road to Memphis is the historical fiction novel written by African-American novelist Mildred D. Taylor. Set in Mississippi, the story follows year-old Cassie Logan on the brink of WWII. As the country readies for the biggest war in .

"The Road To Memphis" by Mildred D. Taylor was a very dramatic, compelling book. This is the third novel in the series written about the Logan family and I have to say that with each sequel the story gets better and better. This book takes place . About The Road to Memphis A stunning repackage of a companion to Mildred D. Taylor’s Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, with cover art by two-time Caldecott Honor Award winner Kadir Nelson! As America hovers on the brink of war, seventeen year-old Cassie Logan fights a battle closer to home. She dreams of college and law school.   Set in Mississippi in , The Road to Memphis describes three harrowing, unforgettable days in the life of an African-American high school girl dreaming of law school. Caught up in the center of tense racial dramas unfolding around her, Cassie Logan is forced to confront the adult world as never before. A Coretta Scott King Author Award BookPages: The Road to Memphis is itself an important book because it lets readers see characters from Taylor's earlier books as they are on the verge of becoming adults. Cassie and Stacey are no longer able to hide behind their father, David Logan, and go on a journey during which they must confront racial hatred directly.

  Set in Mississippi in , The Road to Memphis describes three harrowing, unforgettable days in the life of an African-American high school girl dreaming of law school. Caught up in the center of tense racial dramas unfolding around her, Cassie Logan is forced to confront the adult world as never before. A Coretta Scott King Author Award Book%(). The Road to Memphis is the fourth installment of a historical fiction series written by author Mildred D. Taylor. While the previous books are set during the Great Depression, The Road to Memphis.   I thought The Road To Memphis was a very dramatic,compelling book. This is the third novel in the series written about the Logan family. This book takes place in , right before the outbreak of World WarII. Cassie is 17 years old and a senior in high school dreaming of going onto law school.5/5(5). The novel is set in (i.e. during the WWII and well before the civil rights era) and depicts the life of a black family in the American South. I've seen The Road to Memphis advertised as adventure book for children ("age 10 and up"), but I'm not sure it can be classified as such/5(67).