Roll Of Thunder Hear My Cry

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The Mississippi of the 1930s is a hard place for a black child to grow up in. Cassie begins to reach a painful understanding of life when she witnesses the hatred and destruction around her, and learns when it is important to fight for principle.

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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.

Additional information

Weight 159 g
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.4 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

219

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

813.54 (edition:21)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J

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