The legacy of a great author
A wonderful message for children and adults alike.
A “Must Have” for Every Child’s Personal Library
An absolutely charming collection of stories from the woman who wrote the lyrics to "Morning Has Broken."
Mildred D. Taylor’s Short Stories
Mildred Talyor has written several books based on her family's history.
Ten-year-old Willy is determined to care for his ailing grandfather.
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|highly recommended: you must read this!
recommended: age-appropriate and entertaining
acceptable: not outstanding but not problematic
some reservations: contains potentially problematic scenes or concepts
not recommended: not appropriate for intended readers