©1987 Mildred D. Taylor, Max Ginsburg; (P)2008 Penguin
"A powerful story....Readers will be haunted by its drama and emotion." (Booklist)
John Wallace was taught a very valuable lesson from a most unlikely teacher. There is honor in a person whose "word" actually mean something; Wallace's word comes with a price.
Truly a heart warming short and brief read loved every word within the short novel can't wait to read the next novel in the series way to go Taylor
Engaging, realistic, historic
The image of Tom Bee pulling himself down the road with his gunshot wound.
Her linguistic variations made it easier for the students to grasp the story.
Yes. When John Wallace stood in the store doorway with the shotgun.
Mildred Taylor's stories are simply told, but do not spare either the young or old the complexities or deep sorrow of this time period in the segregated south. Her plots are never trite or even predictable. The narrator does a terrific job.
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