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Sounder

Armstrong, William H., 1914-1999 (Book - 2002 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and through his relationship with his devoted dog Sounder.
Authors: Armstrong, William H. (William Howard), 1914-1999
Statement of Responsibility: William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Title: Sounder
Publisher: New York : Harper Trophy, 2002
Edition: Rev. Harper Trophy ed
Characteristics: 116 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Notes: Originally published: New York : Harper, c1969
Summary: Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and through his relationship with his devoted dog Sounder.
Awards & Distinctions: Newbery Award, 1970
Subject Headings: African Americans Fiction Dogs Fiction Families Fiction Poverty Fiction
Topical Term: African Americans
Dogs
Families
Poverty
Additional Contributors: Barkley, James
ISBN: 9780064400206
0064400204
Branch Call Number: J FIC A
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Jul 23, 2012
  • Grammy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A sad yet compelling story. We take so much for granted. This boy knew what was really important. A great story!

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Jul 08, 2014
  • red_snake_421 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

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"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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