Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Modern Classics)
By Mildred D. Taylor
- Release Date: 1976-01-01
- Genre: Culture, Places & People
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Modern Classics) Mildred D. Taylor Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars
Winner of the Newbery Medal, this remarkably moving novel has impressed the hearts and minds of millions of readers.
Set in Mississippi at the height of the Depression, this is the story of one family's struggle to maintain their integrity, pride, and independence in the face of racism and social injustice. And it is also Cassie's story—Cassie Logan, an independent girl who discovers over the course of an important year why having land of their own is so crucial to the Logan family, even as she learns to draw strength from her own sense of dignity and self-respect.
* "[A] vivid story.... Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence."—Booklist, starred review
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This book is absolutely amazing. It perfectly describes the hard life of a black family in the Great Depression. 10/10
The person who wrote the review " roll of the der hear my cry! By carling bergland...... U were sawing 1600s no way it was in that time frame I haven't read it al the way cuz my class it do I g it at school to fit with the social studies thing but it is in like the 1930s so ur that person is like 300 years off probable a lot more...... But so far the book it annoying .....people get the time period correct done one said it was in the 1300 no way !!!!!! It's in the time of around 1930!!!!!!! A while after the civil war because there are sharecroppers so the slaves are free
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I love how you can have all different emotions in 1 book. It can be a little hard in the beginning to understand what's going on and who the characters are but overall it's a great book
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By Roll of thunder
This book is amazing
The book is great but I hated the ending, it was horrible. A lot of my friends read the book and they all also think the book is horrible....
Dis book waz ok I dint like it when da fire dat waz scaryz. It waz g00d but it takz plase in da 1300 it would be better if it waz like n0w. Becuz n0w w3 hav iPhonez and k00l stuffz. #good #fire
I LOVED THIS BOOK😹😹😹😸😸😸
By Hi I'm SCARY
This book was really good. I especially liked the part at the beginning (spoilers alert) when they dug the trench in the road for the bus to go through and get stuck. I've only ever actually read the first chapters and it was really good. I was reading the book for school so I never had the time to finish it. Definitely read this book. Also if you are looking for a book for black history month and are looking for a book look no further than this books pages. Loves this book I have it a whole five stars so that must mean it's worth it. 😜
Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry
this book is ok but it is only good at the end
Omg best book ever
At first I thought it was going to be bad but it was so good i love this book😍😍😍😍so sad it had to end😢😢😢😭