Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4) Winner Of The Newbery Medal A New York Times Book Review Best Of Children S Books A National Book Award NomineeWhy Is The Land So Important To Cassie S 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 She S Black To Show Cassie That Having A Place Of Their Own Is The Logan Family S 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. Click here to watch a video review of this book on my channel, From Beginning to Bookend Set in Mississippi during the Great Depression, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is a searing portrait of family and self worth Every child deserves to know
I first was exposed to this book in fifth grade and I have to say, it changed me forever The struggles young Cassie Logan and her family faced as a strong black family in the Jim Crow south were eye opening to me I guess as a child, until I read this book, I thought there was slavery and then there was freedom This book taught me that there was a LOT of gray in between and it made me angry to know that there really wasn t justice and equality for everyone in my country, the way it was suppos I first was exposed to this book in fifth grade and I have to say, it changed me forever The struggles young Cassie Logan and her family faced as a strong black family in the Jim Crow south were eye opening to me I guess as a child, until I read this book, I thought there was slavery and then there was freedom This book taught me that there was a LOT of gray in between and it made me angry to know that there really wasn t justice an
when i was little, i would get dropped off at the library in lieu of daycare, particularly in the summer, when there were programs for kids without friends so, if i spent my childhood in a library, how did i miss out on so many childrens classics just what was it i was reading i think i read mostly lois duncan but this book is great, really i have learned to respect the newbery award except for the black pearl which is just a newbery honor, but still this book could be republished as a when i was little, i would get dropped off at the library in lieu of daycare, particularly in the summer, when there were programs for kids without friends so, if i spent my childhood in a library, how did i miss out on so many childrens classics just what was it i was reading i think i read mostly lois duncan but this book is great, really i have learned to respect the newbery award except for the black pearl which is just a newbery honor, but still this book could be republished
I loved this book It s definitely a must read for everyone Here are a couple of my favorite quotations from the book During a conversation between Cassie and her mother after Cassie is treated horribly by Lillian Jean Simms and her father I didn t say that Lillian Jean is better than you I said Mr Simms only thinks she is In fact, he thinks she s better than Stacey or Little Man or Christopher John Just cause she s his daughter I asked, beginning to think Mr Simms was a bit touche I loved this book It s definitely a must read for everyone Here are a couple of my favorite quotations from the book During a conversation between Cassie and her mother after Cassie is treated horribly by Lillian Jean Simms and her father I didn t say that Lillian Jean is better than you I said Mr Simms only thinks she is In fact, he thinks she s better than Stacey
What an important piece of work You know it s worth reading when it s a Banned BookRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry made the American Library Association most challenged book in 2002 Some cases where Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry was banned or challenged 1993 A Louisiana high school removed it from its reading list because of racial bias Mar 24, 2014 This book is about family and the strong ties that bind them, as well as racism in America during the Great Depression It takes place in M What an important piece of work You know it s worth reading when it s a Banned BookRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry made the American Library Association most challenged book in 2002 Some cases where Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry was banned or challenged 1993 A Louisiana high school removed it from its reading list because of racial
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here This review was written for my young adult literature classRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor is a beautifully narrated novel about racism, class distinction, friendship, pride, and love This novel is told from the perspective of young Cassie Logan, a fourth grade black girl, and its na ve and innocent voice encourages readers of all ages to question the nature of human cruelty and the universal subject of inequality This is a coming of age, young adult novel that illustrates th This review was written for my young adult literature classRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor is a beautifully narrated novel about racism, class distinction, friendship, pride, and love This novel is told from the perspective of young Cassie Logan, a fourth grade black girl, and its na ve and innocent voice
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor should not be a book that anyone would want to read or enjoy by any stretch of the imagination It s biggest and perhaps only positive is that it is truthful about the horrors of racism in the 30s, especially in the South Great for historical research and for understanding and knowing how to prevent such a thing from happening again Other than that, it has nothing to recommend it.The characters are either annoying, stubborn, or racist Cas Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor should not be a book that anyone would want to read or enjoy by any stretch of the imagination It s biggest and perhaps only positive is that it is truthful about the horrors of racism in the 30s, especially in the South Great for historical research and for understanding and knowing how to prevent such a thing from happening again Other than that, it has nothing to recommend it.The characters are either annoying, stubborn, or racist Cassie is not the kind of character I can stand behind She is stupid Why are children in fiction novels almost always dimwits Do adults see all children like this
Wow I read this when I was a kid but reading it now it s a different experience Every day I watch videos of white people, emboldened BY Trump s presidency, calling Black people niggers or telling minorities to go back where they came from and while I was reading this, I just felt a quiet sort of rage Mildred Taylor has created a family that isn t the damn Cosby show They are a simple unit, happy and content, but not unaware of what s going on around them They are aware of the white pe Wow I read this when I was a kid but reading it now it s a different experience Every day I watch videos of white people, emboldened BY Trump s presidency, calling Black people niggers or telling minorities to go back where they came from and while I was reading this, I just felt a quiet sort of rage Mildred Taylor has created a family that isn t the damn Cosby show They are a simple unit, happy and content, but not unaware of what s goin
This has been on our family book shelf f o r e v e r Sorry I took so long to actually read it It is marvelous The main protagonist, nine year old Cassie Logan, is also the delightful narrator Excellent, if not so
I truly had high hopes for this book, as it is highly recommended However, I am completely dissatisfied by the whole story The whole story is against racism, and yet all whites are evil and racist except for a few exceptions, and all blacks are hardworking and good except for a few exceptions The characters are all

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, #4)
  • Mildred D. Taylor
  • English
  • 08 March 2019
  • 014034893X