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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Mildred D. Taylor

RRP €11.35

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Author Name Mildred D. Taylor

Book details for title
List Price:11.35
Format: Paperback, 198 x 129 x 14mm, 224pp
Publication date: 29 Sep 1994
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN-13: 9780140371741

Description

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".

Reviews

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