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Song of the Trees

Song of the Trees

by Mildred D. Taylor
Song of the Trees

Song of the Trees

by Mildred D. Taylor

Paperback(Novella; Reissue)

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Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

With the depression bearing down on her family, there isn’t much that Cassie Logan can count on anymore. 

But there is one thing that hasn’t changed—the whispering trees outside her window. Cassie’s trees, which have stood for centuries, are a great source of comfort to her. But they are also worth a lot of money. With Cassie’s daddy gone to lay tracks for the railroad, it seems like no one can stop Mr. Andersen from forcing Big Ma to sell their valuable trees. How can Cassie sit by and watch them disappear? The beloved heroine of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry enchants us again in this story of strength and pride.

"A triumphant book…A true story truly told."—The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN-13: 9780142500750
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 05/26/2003
Series: Logan Family Series
Edition description: Novella; Reissue
Pages: 80
Sales rank: 137,672
Product dimensions: 5.06(w) x 7.75(h) x 0.25(d)
Lexile: 710L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

Mildred D. Taylor is the author of nine novels including The Road to MemphisLet the Circle Be UnbrokenThe LandThe Well, and Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Her books have won numerous awards, among them a Newbery Medal (for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry), four Coretta Scott King Awards, and a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award. Her book The Land was awarded the L.A. Times Book Prize and the PEN Award for Children's Literature. In 2003, Ms. Taylor was named the First Laureate of the NSK Neustadt Prize for Children's Literature. Ms. Taylor now devotes her time to her family, writing, and what she terms "the family ranch" in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.

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