The Friendship

By Mildred D. Taylor
Read by Allyson Johnson

The Logan Family Saga

0.68 Hours 02/13/2018 unabridged
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    ISBN: 9780525595076

Another powerful story in the Logan Family Saga and companion to Mildred D. Taylor's Newbery Award-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. Cassie Logan and her brothers have been warned never to go to the Wallace store.  So they know to expect trouble there. What they don’t expect is to hear Mr. Tom Bee, an elderly black man, daring to call the white storekeeper by his first name. The year is 1933, the place is Mississippi, and any child knows that some things just aren’t done. Can a shared past between the two men make a difference?   "A powerful story…Readers will be haunted by its drama and emotion long after they have closed the book."—Booklist

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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.

Cassie Logan and her brothers have been warned never to go to the Wallace store. 

So they know to expect trouble there. What they don’t expect is to hear Mr. Tom Bee, an elderly black man, daring to call the white storekeeper by his first name. The year is 1933, the place is Mississippi, and any child knows that some things just aren’t done. Can a shared past between the two men make a difference?
 

"A powerful story…Readers will be haunted by its drama and emotion long after they have closed the book."—Booklist

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Author Bio: Mildred D. Taylor

Mildred D. Taylor, Newbery Award-winning author, was born in Jackson, Mississippi, and grew up in Toledo, Ohio. After graduating from the University of Toledo, she spent two years in Ethiopia with the Peace Corps teaching English and history. Returning to the United States, she entered the University of Colorado’s School of Journalism, from which she received her Master of Arts degree. As a member of the Black Student Alliance, she worked with students and University officials in structuring a Black Studies program at the University. She currently lives in Colorado.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 0.68
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English