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The Land

The Land by Mildred Taylor

The Land is a children's novel that follows the life of Paul-Edward Logan, the son of a white man and a black woman, as he grows from a child to a young man. Paul must endure the harsh realities for a black boy living in the aftermath of the Civil War, but finds a close friend in his neighbor Mitchell. Together the two grow up to work as lumberjacks and eventually are given to opportunity to own their own piece of land, but must overcome many obstacles in order to keep it.

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