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Mildred Taylor By Molly Sedlock, and Simon Jefferson

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Mildred Taylor. By Molly Sedlock, and Simon Jefferson. Facts . Taylor’s books are about her family Taylor is an author for many children books. Examples. People might’ve treated African Americans differently because of their skin so whites thought that they were better than blacks. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Page 1: Mildred Taylor

Mildred Taylor

By Molly Sedlock, and Simon Jefferson

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Facts • Taylor’s books are about her family• Taylor is an author for many children books.

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Examples• People might’ve treated African Americans

differently because of their skin so whites thought that they were better than blacks.

• Still today people treat African Americans different but most people now treat them like any other person around them.

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Details• She graduated from the University of Toledo.• Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry (the book we are

reading in class) won a Newbery Medal in 1990.

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5 of her books

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More Facts• She was born in Jackson, Mississippi 1943• Four months later Taylor moved to Toledo,

Ohio

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More Examples• After graduating from the University of Toledo

Taylor joined the Peace Corps in Ethiopia• Once back from Ethiopia she went to the

University of Colorado School of Journalism• She earned a Master of Arts degree.

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More Details• In all of her stories she has shown the

struggles of African Americans families in the early 1900s

• In her school in Toledo she was the only African American child in her class.

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Even more facts• She was the daughter of Wilbert Lee and

Deletha Marie. • The first book she ever wrote was Song of the

Trees.• She won some awards for her books such as

the Coretta Scott King award on three of her books.

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Our sites• Mswritersandmusicians.com • Olemiss.edu.com • Google