Mildred D. Taylor
Mildred D. Taylor is the author of nine novels including The Road to MemphisLet the Circle Be UnbrokenThe Land, 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 Award. Her book The Land was awarded the L.A. Times Book Prize and the PEN Award for Children’s Literature. In 2003, Ms. Taylor was named the First Laureate of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children’s Literature. Mildred Taylor was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from the University of Toledo, she served in the Peace Corps in Ethiopia for two years and then spent the next year traveling throughout the United States, working and recruiting for the Peace Corps. At the University of Colorado’s School of Journalism, she helped created a Black Studies program and taught in the program for two years. Ms. Taylor has worked as a proofreader-editor and as program coordinator for an international house and a community free school. She now devotes her time to her family, writing, and what she terms “the family ranch” in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor
Release Date: January 07, 2020
The saga of the Logan family--made famous in the Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry--concludes in a long-awaited and deeply fulfilling story.In her tenth book, Mildred Taylor completes her sweeping saga about the Logan family of Missi...
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn’t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 20, 2018
"Cassie recounts harrowing events during late 1941. An engrossing picture of fine young people endeavoring to find the right way in a world that persistently wrongs them." --Kirkus Reviews
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.Cassie Logan and her brothers have been warned never to go to the Wallace store.  So they know to expect...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.A drive South becomes dangerous for ‘lois and her family. 'Lois and Wilma are proud of their fathe...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Allyson Johnson
Release Date: February 13, 2018
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!It is a frightening and turbulent time for the Logan family. First, their friend T...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Danny Gerard
Release Date: February 13, 2018
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.A day of conflict and tragedy.Jeremy Simms watches from the porch of the general store as the weekly bus from...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Andre Montgomery
Release Date: October 10, 2017
Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.For David Logan, a time of distress means taking the higher road.  During a drought, the Logan family sh...
Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Jacqueline Woodson and Lynne Thigpen
Release Date: September 27, 2005
Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning masterpiece with an introduction written and read by Jacqueline Woodson, just in time for its 40th Anniversary! Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, this is the story of one family's strug...
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Author: Mildred D. Taylor | Narrator: Ruben Santiago-Hudson
Release Date: July 05, 2000
This searing and inspiring prequel to ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY is the story of Cassie Logan's grandfather. Paul-Edward is the son of a white father and a half-black, half-Indian mother. His father raises him almost as if he were white, but when i...
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