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  • 5 stars across 7 books
    Mildred D. Taylor was born in Mississippi and grew up in Ohio. She worked in Ethiopia with the Peace Corps before enrolling at the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado, where she helped develop a Black Studies programme. She is best-known for her Newbery Medal winner, ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY. Mildred D. Taylor still lives in Colorado.
    3rd July 2014

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor is reissued under the new Puffin Modern Classics series, A Puf... More

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    1st May 2001

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15 More Pack A: Aliens at Paradise High

    Lizzy feels sure that there must be more to life than dull old Greybridge in Aliens at Paradise High. Since she fell out... More

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    9th January 2014

    Oxford Reading Tree TreeTops Fiction: Level 15: Paradise High

    In Paradise High Karen and Lizzy rush home from school every Thursday to watch their favourite TV soap. It is an escape ... More

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    11th June 2009

    Tremors: The Man With No Face

    These ghostly adventures and spine-chilling stories are great for reads for reluctant readers. Written by well-known aut... More

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    1st January 2011

    Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

    'We have no choice of what colour we're born or who our parents are or whether we're rich or poor. What we do have is so... More

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