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The Gold Cadillac

The Gold Cadillac

by Mildred D. Taylor, MILDRED TAYLOR Illustrated by Michael Hays

Lois and Wilma's father has a brand-new gold Cadillac, and they are looking forward to driving all the way from Ohio to Mississippi. But in the rural South there are no admiring glances for the shiny new car, only suspicion and anger for the black man behind the wheel. For the first time in their lives, two sisters know what it's like to feel scared because of the color of their skin.

Ages
11, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 4 - 6
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
650L
DRA
40
Guided Reading
S
Publisher
Dial Books for Young Readers
Number of Pages
43
Genre
Historical Fiction

About the Authors and Illustrator

Mildred D. Taylor
MILDRED TAYLOR
Michael Hays

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