Sounder

Sounder

Book - 1969
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A young Negro boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when his father is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, c1969.
ISBN: 9780064400206
0064400204
9780060935481
9780439217873
0439217873
9780060803797
0060803797
9780060809751
0060809752
Characteristics: 116 p. :,ill. ;,22 cm.
Additional Contributors: Barkely, James

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jdavidson64050
Mar 23, 2017

This could have been a true life experience and not just for an African-American family. I love anything to do with Black History even fiction. I can see people living this same way. But what a way to grow up for a young black boy surviving with his dog as his best friend.

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miso0928
Dec 08, 2015

I am really excited to read all about it, my friend introduced me to this book and she said that it is an awesome book.

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red_snake_421 Jul 13, 2012

red_snake_421 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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lms May 08, 2008

"Angry and humiliated when his father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read with the help of his devoted dog Sounder." (Novelist Review)

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