The Well

The Well

David's Story

Paperback - 1998
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In Mississippi in the early 1900s ten-year-old David Logan's family generously shares their well water with both white and black neighbors in an atmosphere of potential racial violence.
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 1998.
ISBN: 9780613104890
0613104897
9780606157605
0606157603
9780140386424
0140386424
Characteristics: 92 p. ; 22 cm.

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muffinpopcorn
Mar 29, 2016

Excellent story , just like most of Mildred D Taylor's books .
Hard to understand how prejudice and racism reigned back in the day , but sadly it did . Was quite glad to read how the Logan family bested the mean , bullying white family and actually makes one happy they did . Very good book , would recommend it .

LMcShaneCLE Mar 02, 2016

Mildred Taylor is one of my favorite authors and, in my opinion, grossly under-appreciated - re-rereading this book for World Water Day March 22!

arm285 Jul 15, 2012

Another great Logan family tale.
Your anger is sure to peak as the Logan's have to deal with racism and lack of power in the rural south.

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arm285 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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