Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4) by Mildred D. TaylorWhy is the land so important to Cassies family? It takes the events of one turbulent year—the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because shes black—to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan familys lifeblood. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride—no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess something no one can take away.
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry chronicles one year in the lives of the Logan family as they struggle to keep their land in depression-era Mississippi despite overt racism and violence against African-Americans. Cassie has grown up secure in her family's love and the ownership of their land. However, an attack on a local African-American family upsets Cassie's familiar world. Cassie gets caught up in a cycle of violence and revenge. She must face the reality of her time, and learn how to survive with the support of family and friends. Subscribe You may unsubscribe at any time.
Cassie Logan a ten-year-old black girl is the teller of this tale. The Logan family suffers constant indignities from the white community around them. Added to this they constantly struggle to pay This is a wonderful book full of imagery sensory language etc. I teach intellectually gifted elementary students and I use this book with my 5th graders.
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Look Inside. Winner of the Newbery Medal, this remarkably moving novel has impressed the hearts and minds of millions of readers. Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence. With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride, for no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess soemthing no one can take away. Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat. Mildred D.