The Gold Cadillac

The Gold Cadillac

Book - 1987
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Two black girls living in the North are proud of their family's beautiful new Cadillac until they take it on a visit to the South and encounter racial prejudice for the first time.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, c1987
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ISBN: 9780803703421
0803703422
9780803703438
0803703430
Branch Call Number: J F TAY
Characteristics: 43 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hays, Michael 1956-- Illustrator

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shyracollins
Mar 24, 2013

The Gold Cadillac by Mildred D. Taylor is a good transition book from Picture book to chapter book. The book is set up almost like a chapter book, but it is a picture book, so it is perfect for children in grades second to fourth. The Gold Cadillac is a good example of how a family should stick together during rough times, even when they do not see eye to eye.

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shyracollins
Mar 24, 2013

shyracollins thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 8 and 10

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Mar 24, 2013

One day the father comes home with a brand new Cadillac, and the mother was upset, because she felt the family should be saving money to buy a house. After a terrifying trip down to Mississippi the father realizes that the safety of his family is much more important then a fancy new car and he sells it.

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shyracollins
Mar 24, 2013

“We got us a Cadillac!.”

“I would remember that ride and the gold Cadillac all my life.”

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