William Miller

Books by This Author

Richard Wright and the Library Card

Illustrated by: Gregory Christie
Age Level: 6-9

Product Description: Richard Wright and the Library Card shares a poignant turning point in the life of a young man who became one of this country's most brilliant writers, the author of Native Son and Black Boy. As a young black man in the segregated South of the 1920s, Wright was hungry to explore new worlds through books, but was forbidden from borrowing them from the library. This touching account tells of his love of reading, and how his unwavering perseverance, along with the help of a co-worker, came together to make Richard's dream a reality.

The Piano

Illustrated by: Susan Keeter
Age Level: 6-9
A young girl's love for music leads her to a job in the home of an older woman who teaches her not only to play the piano but also to care for others.

Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree (Reading Rainbow Book)

Age Level: 9-12
Product Description: Zora is full of dreams. From the top of the chinaberry tree, she dreams of living in the cities beyond the horizon. Her father thinks she should wear dresses and leave dreaming and tree-climbing to boys. But her mother teaches Zora that like each new branch of the chinaberry tree, dreams are always within reach. Independent and full of spirit, Zora explores her hometown and listens to the stories of its people — stories her mother makes her promise to remember. But it isn't until Zora is faced with her mother's death that she realizes the importance of her promise.