Book Review of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, Bk 4)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Logans, Bk 4)
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An excellent read for adults as well as young readers. I didn't read it when it was published in 1976 thinking that at 22 I was too "adult". Like Harry Potter, though, this is a book that adults can become engrossed in. Cassie Logan is 9 years old in 1933. She lives in the south with her family during a shameful period of our past. She has to deal with extreme bigotry and racism from whites. Instead of feeling sorry for herself, though, she remains strong and proud. This story recounts a particularly strifeful year in the lives of Cassie & her family.