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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry By Mildred Delois Taylor

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Mildred Delois Taylor

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A feisty African-American girl - Cassie Logan - she grows up in Mississippi during the Great Depression and learns the shocking realities of racism. Cassie finds it difficult to understand why the farm means so much to her father.
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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Summary


Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Delois Taylor

Mildred D.Taylor's much-loved classic, for readers aged 12+, Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry follows a feisty African-American girl - Cassie Logan - as she grows up in Mississippi during the Great Depression and learns the shocking realities of racism. Perfect for fans of The Help, Malorie Blackman and To Kill a Mockingbird .

'Look out there, Cassie girl, all that belongs to you.'

Cassie finds it difficult to understand why the farm means so much to her father. But, as she witnesses the hatred and destruction all around her, she begins to learn the importance of standing up for your rights.

The powerful and moving story of growing up during the American Depression.

Mildred D. Taylor was born is Jackson, Mississippi and is the author of several young adult novels which tackle issues of race, including: the iconic Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, Let the Circle Be Unbroken and The Land.

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Reviews


"The vivid story . . . shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence."
The vivid story... shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence. ("Booklist", starred review)

About Mildred Delois Taylor


Mildred D. Taylor was born in Mississippi and grew up in Ohio. She worked in Ethiopia with the Peace Corps before enrolling at the School of Journalism at the University of Colorado, where she helped develop a Black Studies programme. She is best-known for her Newbery Medal winner, ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY. Mildred D. Taylor still lives in Colorado.

Additional information

GOR001138137
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Delois Taylor
Mildred Delois Taylor
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Random House Children's UK
1994-09-29
224
0140371745
9780140371741
Winner of John Newbery Medal 1977
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