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The Resource The road to Memphis, Mildred D. Taylor

The road to Memphis, Mildred D. Taylor

Label
The road to Memphis
Title
The road to Memphis
Statement of responsibility
Mildred D. Taylor
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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. Set in Mississippi in 1941, 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
Member of
Summary
Sadistically teased by two White boys in 1940's rural Mississippi, a Black youth severely injures one of the boys with a tire iron and enlists Cassie's help in trying to flee the state
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 1991.
  • Thumbs Up! Award (Michigan), 1991.
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080952
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
"Ages 12 and up"--P. [4] of cover
LC call number
PZ7.T21723
LC item number
Rm 1992
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670
Literary form
fiction
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  • 6
  • 10
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True
Series statement
Logan family (Mildred D. Taylor)
Series volume
0005
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The road to Memphis, Mildred D. Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Contents
A fine new car -- Friendships -- The hunt -- Down home farewell -- Incident in Strawberry -- Escape from Jackson -- The road to Memphis -- The Memphis prince -- A final farewell
Control code
217153
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780780716223
Isbn Type
(PFNL)
Lccn
92006051
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25411748
  • (OCoLC)25411748
Label
The road to Memphis, Mildred D. Taylor
Publication
Contents
A fine new car -- Friendships -- The hunt -- Down home farewell -- Incident in Strawberry -- Escape from Jackson -- The road to Memphis -- The Memphis prince -- A final farewell
Control code
217153
Dimensions
18 cm.
Extent
290 p.
Isbn
9780780716223
Isbn Type
(PFNL)
Lccn
92006051
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm25411748
  • (OCoLC)25411748

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