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  • Roll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to Memphis
  • Mildred D. Taylor
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  • 11 March 2020
  • 9780147743473

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Mildred D. Taylor ✓ 9 read read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Mildred D. Taylor characters Roll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to Memphis To defy racial prejudice and violence Now to commemorate Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry's 20th anniversary the unforgettable saga A riveting story of race issues from a child s perspective Cassie Though written long ago it still is pertinent today Cassie Christopher John Stacey mother Ma Mary grandmother Big Ma Caroline father David The antagonists Simms family

characters Roll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to MemphisRoll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to Memphis

Mildred D. Taylor ✓ 9 read read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Mildred D. Taylor characters Roll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to Memphis Ages 10 and up Pub 996In the deep south of the 1930s and early 40s Cassie Logan and her family stand together and stand proud REVIEW BY RALEIGH TUTTLE for her literature class Whether they know it or not most people will encounter racism in their life It may impact them personally or they may be part of the solution Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry by Mildred D Taylor is a very inspirational and educational book It tackles the subject of racism and how it was especially harsh in the South This story features characters such as members of the Logan family a colored family who is often harassed due to their skin color Cassie is the protagonist in this book and throughout the novel is struggling to figure out why people treat her so terribly just because she looks a certain way Through Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Taylor shows how negative treatment like racism can result in negative reactions from the victims Few may argue that some of these ways are as cruel as the people partaking in racism but the victims of this are only standing their ground and demonstrating that it is not okay for people to be treated this wayAt the beginning of this book Taylor hinted at racism and foreshadowed how it would be the primary topic in this story One way she showed this was how every morning the school bus would purposefully splash the Logan kids on their walk to school But as it was we also had to worry about the Jefferson Davis school bus zooming from behind and splashing us with the murky waters of the road Knowing that the bus driver liked to entertain his passengers by sending us slipping along the road to the almost inaccessible forest banks pg 28 To retaliate Cassie and her friends snuck out early to dig a hole in the road so the school bus would fall into it Later that morning their plan was executed better than imagined Due to damage on the bus the children who rode it had to walk to school for the next two weeks while the school had it fixedNear the end of the book Taylor showed how vile the people in the South were towards the black children and their families This was demonstrated by the townspeople sentencing TJ a black child to death for murder even though it was the white kids who had commited the crime TJ and two other white children went to rob the local store RW and Melvin the white kids beat up the shop owner badly enough to kill him then fled the scene uickly to escape punishment When others found the shop owner RW and Melvin blamed it on TJ and the white townspeople unanimously voted to hang him I say let s do it now a voice cried Ain t no need to waste good time and money tryin no thievin nigger A crescendo of ugly hate rose from the men as the second car approached pg 168 Cassie her friends and family were not going to let them kill TJ so they made up a plan The plan was for Papa Cassie s father to set his field on fire so the flames would spread to the attached fields that belonged to the white families When those families saw their fields on fire they left TJ to try and salvage their property Though he wasn t hung TJ was still sent to jail for a crime he didn t commitThroughout this book the reader sees and begins to understand how Cassie her friends and family felt because of the unfair treatment These situations demonstrate the characters anger hurt and pain thus showing that Cassie and her family weren t mean but rather acting out of these emotions to try to bring fairness to the world around them This book is a good reminder to see how actions affect people Looks and skin color do not matter when it comes to treatment of others Everyone is a human being and deserving of kindness and fair treatment

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Mildred D. Taylor ✓ 9 read read & download ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ✓ Mildred D. Taylor characters Roll of Thunder Gift Set: Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; The Road to Memphis Of the Logan family is available in a boxed set Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry Let the Circle Be Unbroken and The Road to Memphi I listened to this as an audio book but I know this would be a perfect summer read