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Dussell, Sharon L. "Profile: Mildred D. Taylor." Language Arts 58 (May 1981): 599-604. Presents interesting biographical details and relates them to Taylor's writing and world view.

Dussell discusses Song of the Trees at some length.

Estes, Glenn E., ed. Dictionary of Literary Biography. Vol. 52. Detroit: Gale Research, 1986. An excellent biographical and literary source that chronicles Taylor's early life as well as her literary career. Also summarizes and provides critical comments on Taylor's works.

Fagelman, Phyllis J. "Mildred Taylor."

Horn Book 53 (August 1977): 410-414.

A biographical sketch that includes an analysis of Taylor's effectiveness as a writer and a chronological survey of Taylor's life.

Rees, David. "The Color of Skin: Mildred Taylor." In The Marble in the Water: Essays on Contemporary Writers of Fictionfor Children and Young Adults.

Boston: Horn Book, 1980. Discusses Taylor's work in the tradition of other works addressing racial prejudice. The issue of racism, rather than family pride...

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