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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry - Mildred D. Taylor
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
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"The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression. . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the... show more
"The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression. . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat." —Booklist (starred review) * Newbery Medal Award * American Book Award Honor Book * An ALA Notable Book * A NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies * A Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor Book
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780140348934 (014034893X)
ASIN: 014034893X
Publisher: Puffin
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Logans (#4)
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My Classroom Bookshelf
My Classroom Bookshelf rated it
4.0 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
This book is part of a several book series on the Logan family. The book takes place during The Great Depression in the deep south. It is about an African American family and their struggle against racism. The main character, Cassie, has to learn the "do's" and "don'ts" that society requires. Becaus...
Brenna M's Book Blog
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4.0 ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY by Mildred D. Taylor
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D. Taylor Paperback, 304 pages Published November 27th 2001 by Puffin Books (first published October 1976) ISBN: 0140384510 (ISBN13: 9780140384512) Great story to share with kids nowadays. Set in the rural south in the US, the stories follow 1 family, from th...
Read the World
Read the World rated it
4.0
"Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry" is about three black children living in the segregated south during the Great Depression. This story looks at racism and how these children overcome the cruelty through the strength they find in each other and their family. I would use this in fifth or sixth grade to lo...
BagEndBooks
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4.0 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
I really enjoyed this book. It felt very real. Fiction or no, the events in this book could actually have happened. I liked Cassie, though I didn't like everything that she did. The ending was stressful as well. Books need to have a climax, and then wrap up. This book had a climax, and a good one at...
By Singing Light
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0.0 Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Today, however, younger generations have no experience of that time when signs over rest-room doors, sings over water fountains, in restaurant windows and hotels said: WHITE ONLY, COLORED NOT ALLOWED. Today’s generation of children, as well as many of their parents and teachers, have not had to endu...
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