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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
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.
• Still today people treat African Americans different but most people now treat them like any other person around them.
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.
5 of her books
More Facts• She was born in Jackson, Mississippi 1943• Four months later Taylor moved to Toledo,
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.
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.
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.
Our sites• Mswritersandmusicians.com • Olemiss.edu.com • Google