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The Well : David's Story [Paperback]

By Mildred D. Taylor (Author)
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Overview
When the drought hits their community, the Logan family welcomes all their neighbors to use their well, yet despite their generosity, Charlie Simms continues to insult the two young Logan boys because they are black, and tension begins to mount. Reprint.

Publishers Description
During a drought, the Logan family shares their well water with all their neighbors, black and white alike. But David and Hammer find it hard to share with Charlie Simms, who torments them because they are black. Hammer's pride and Charlie's meanness are a dangerous mixture, and tensions build and build. Narrated by young David Logan, Cassie's father in Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, this extraordinary story is filled with characters and events so real that they're unforgettable.

"Taylor has used her gift for storytelling and skillful characterization to craft a brief but compelling novel about prejudice and the saving power of human dignity." -- "School Library Journal," starred review

Citations And Professional Reviews
The Well : David's Story by Mildred D. Taylor has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 1149
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2001 page 530
  • Publishers Weekly - 09/21/1998
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2005 page 715
  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2006 page 771
  • Wilson Middle/Junior Hi Catalo - 01/01/2009 page 1021


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Item Specifications...


Studio: Puffin
Pages   96
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 7.84" Width: 5.18" Height: 0.27"
Weight:   0.2 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Sep 1, 1998
Publisher   Puffin
Age  9-12
ISBN  0140386424  
ISBN13  9780140386424  
UPC  051488005995  


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More About Mildred D. Taylor


Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! "I do not know how old I was when the daydreams became more than that, and I decided to write them down, but by the time I entered high school, I was confident that I would one day be a writer." -- Mildred D. Taylor

Newbery Award-winning author, Mildred D. Taylor, 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, Ms. Taylor 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.

"From as far back as I can remember, my father taught me a different history from the one I learned in school. By the fireside in our Ohio home and in Mississippi, where I was born and where my father's family had lived since the days of slavery, I had heard about our past. It was not an organized history beginning in a certain year, but one told through stories--stories about great-grandparents and aunts and uncles and others that stretched back through the years of slavery and beyond. It was a history of ordinary people, some brave, some not so brave, but basically people who had done nothing more spectacular than survive in a society designed for their destruction."

Mildred D. Taylor currently resides in Boulder, in the state of Colorado.

Mildred D. Taylor has published or released items in the following series...

  1. Puffin Modern Classics


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Reviews - What do customers think about The Well : David's Story?

This Book Is Da Bomb  Feb 7, 2007
This book was a very good book, i think the book could be a little bit longer, but it was a good book.
The well has some bad language so i would not recomend this book for youngsters. It isbetter for older kids.
 
realy GOOD book  Feb 2, 2007
This book is realy good but not good for young ages. It has violence and bad language. It shows how black people weretreated by whites, and it makes you angry but you keep turning the pages. If you get this book you will like it.
 
Really good book...  Feb 1, 2007
This book is good if you want to know more about how black people were treated. It has some bad language and it will make you mad but you keep reading.
 
the well  Jan 31, 2007
i thought this book was great! it had a lot of action in it. I would not recomend this book for people that are young, beause it has a lot of bad language in it. But i would recomnend it for people 11 and older. Their is a fight between a black and white kid. And if you would like to learn about what they did in the olden days to colored people then this would be a good book to read. the fight was started when Hammer and David come across a white kid. And the white kid knocks David down, and if you want to know the rest of the story you will have to read the book. =P
 
The Well  Jan 31, 2007
I thought it was a great book, it had a lot of action in it. I would recomend it for anybody but it has a lot of bad language in it so be carefull. There is a fight between a couple of black kids and a couple of white kids, in the end brains win over fists. The fight starts when a couple of white people think they are better than all black people, are they right or wrong? Read the book to find out. :)
 

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