The Gold Cadillac

by Mildred D. Taylor and Michael Hays

Tension builds as an affluent Black family drives in their brand-new 1950 car south... read more

Tension builds as an affluent Black family drives in their brand-new 1950 car south from their home in Ohio to Mississippi to visit relatives. With relatively few words, Taylor manages to create a vivid sense of time and place, and she shows through a child's eyes the horror of institutionalized racism. (Ages 8-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1987

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