The land
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Published:
New York, New York : Puffin Books, 2016.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
369 pages ; 20 cm
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 18
Lexile measure:
760L
Rating:
5.
Status:
Creswell Arts Middle - Teen Fiction
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East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction
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Description
Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner and a former slave mother. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringig is. His father makes sure that he and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father's and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own. Life is difficult for a young black person in 1880sMississippi but Paul-Edward discovers his own strength, makes true friendships and even falls in love as he eventually fulfils his dream. Paul-Edward is the grandfather of Cassie Logan, the heroine of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY and its sequels.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781101997567 (Mackin), 1101997567 (Mackin)
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5, 18 Points
Lexile measure:
760

Notes

General Note
Originally published: New York : Phyllis Fogelman Books, 2001.
Citation/References
Booklist,,8/1/2001
Citation/References
Horn Book Guide,,4/2002
Citation/References
Horn Book Magazine,,9/2001
Citation/References
Kirkus Review,,6/1/2001
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Publishers Weekly,,8/13/2001
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School Library Journal,,8/2001
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Voice of Youth Advocates,,10/2001
Description
After the Civil War, Paul, the son of a white father and an African American mother, finds himself caught between two worlds as he pursues his dream of owning land of his own.
Target Audience
5.
Target Audience
7-12.
Target Audience
760,Lexile.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS,MG,5.0,18.0,54637.
Study Program Information
Reading Counts RC,6.9,25.0,26459.
Awards
Coretta Scott King Book Award, 2002
Awards
Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 2002
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APA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, M. D., & Taylor, M. D. (2016). The land. New York, New York: Puffin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Mildred D and Mildred D. Taylor. 2016. The Land. New York, New York: Puffin Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Mildred D and Mildred D. Taylor, The Land. New York, New York: Puffin Books, 2016.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Taylor, Mildred D,, and Mildred D Taylor. The Land. New York, New York: Puffin Books, 2016. Print.

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