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Roll of thunder, hear my cry

Author: Mildred D Taylor; Kadir Nelson; Jerry Pinkney; Paul Cartwright Collection (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
Publisher: New York : Dial Press, [1976] ©1976
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is an extraordinarily moving novel -- one you will not easily forget. Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, it is the story of one family's struggle to maintain their integrity, pride, and independence. It is a story of physical survival, but more important, it is a story of the survival of the human spirit. And, too, it is Cassie's story -- Cassie Logan, an independent girl raised by a family for
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Genre/Form: Juvenile fiction
Children's stories
Book adventure
Curriculum resource
Historical fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Taylor, Mildred D.
Roll of thunder, hear my cry.
New York : Dial Press, ©1976
(OCoLC)988072289
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mildred D Taylor; Kadir Nelson; Jerry Pinkney; Paul Cartwright Collection (Mississippi State University. Libraries)
ISBN: 0803774737 9780803774735 9781101993880 110199388X 9780140384512 0140384510 0142401129 9780142401125 0590982079 9780590982078 9781451724936 1451724934 0803726473 9780803726475 9780590389273 0590389270 014034893X 9780140348934
OCLC Number: 2283725
Notes: Sequel: Let the circle be unbroken.
Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor, 1976
Newbery Medal, 1977
Target Audience: 920L
Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mildred D. Taylor ; frontispiece by Jerry Pinkney ; illustration by Kadir Nelson.
Local System Bib Number:
75699

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Facing a year of night riders and burnings, Cassie and her family continue their struggle to keep their land and hold onto what rightfully belongs to them, despite the difficult battles they must  Read more...
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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 Read more...

 
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