©2001 Mildred D. Taylor; (P)2001 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
"Vivid - complex - powerful - convincing - The novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence." (Booklist)
I am a middle school reading teacher who loves to show students the wonder and joy of reading.
This was such a great story. It was authentic and gave so much insight into what was going on during this time period in the US.
When the kids took action against the bus of white students.
She does a wonderful job capturing the sense of the time and each characters personalities.
Mama - she had soul, strength and attitude. What a courageous lady.
I never read this book as a student growing up. I passed it over for years as a teacher but boy am I glad I read. I have already recommended it to students.
We both enjoyed Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry a lot. My daughter was sick and missed a week of school and listening to a good book really helped her pass the time. The characters are well developed and the story certainly gave us a lot to talk about. There were lots of plot lines that opened up various discussion topics. Thanks Audible for continuing to carry the classics - we love them.
Loved the narrating! Hated the fact that the chapters are lumped together making it near impossible to follow along with book in hand. Chapter 1 in audible is 3 book chapters combined!!!! You should be able to find and listen to one chapter from the book easily!
She made it easier for me to understand the book and the dialiac.
Please correct the download, so that it is broken down chapter by chapter with the book!!!
i read this book back in the 7th grade and i just thought it was a good book until i reread it now, So deep i love this book
the little girl i cant think of her name but she was so sassy !
all of them were memorable.
I enjoyed the story and it's characters. It reminded me of the stories that my parents shared with my brother & I of the struggles to survive in rural Alabama in the 1920's & 30's.
The narrator gave the story extra depth. It was a very rich and warm experience.
No I do not like the story
It was required for class
This was a very sad book
Maybe she could of read faster . I really hate this book
she seem too old
all of them
I h8 you and this author
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