Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Children's, New & Recommended, Teenage & Young Adult
Paperback Published on: 29/09/1994
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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.

  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
  • ISBN: 9780140371741
  • Number of pages: 224
  • Weight: 163g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 15 mm

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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
An awakening of attitudes towards black people, the eyes of a teenage black girl, Cassie Logan.Through the story we are able to to follow the change in her... READ MORE
Louise Christian