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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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4 out of 5
Based on 60,801 Ratings and 2,805 Reviews

Book Description
In all Mildred D. Taylor's unforgettable novels she recounts "not only the joy of growing up in a large and supportive family, but my own feelings of being faced with segregation and bigotry." Her Newbery Medal-winning Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry tells the story of one African American family, fighting to stay together and strong in the face of brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and be... More
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingPaperback (63 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages320
Publication Date05/25/1995
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About Judith Elkin (Afterword) : Judith Elkin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Published credits of Judith Elkin include The Borrowers (Puffin Modern Classics), Free My Mind, Family ... more
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About Mildred D. Taylor (Author) : Mildred D. Taylor is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Mildred D. Taylor include Let the Circle Be Unbroken, Road to Memphis, The Land (Una... more
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About David Kearney (Illustrator) : David Kearney is a published author and an illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of David Kearney include Sports Stories (Red Hot Reads), Charlotte Bront... more
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12/3/2011 Allison Hunter-Frederick said:
Somedays I like to plop on a sofa and read formulaic books that are about as memorable as toilet paper and require as much thought as an amusement park. Other days I prefer to stretch out with multifacted books into which their authors have obviously divulged their souls. While such complex fare req... more

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7/3/2010 Celesta Rimington said: When I read this book in the fourth grade, I knew I wanted to be a writer.
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