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Book Review Of Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Book Report. The book Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, was one of the first works of Mildred D. Taylor, who comes from people that suffered living in a racist culture, and used a series of books to illustrate this situation. The book was first published in 1976, but Taylor’s novel influenced American literature to the point that she won a Newbery Medal in 1977. Thus, creating an incentive for the creation of the sequels of this novel as Let the Circle Be Unbroken, The Road to Memphis, and The Land. In the novel Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry, the Logan family have to work hard to keep his land. The family is a victim of racism. The Logans are harassed by a school bus full of white children until they make a plan to get rid of it. The Wallace boys begin to burn black men, and Logan family begins a boycott of their store. Mama advice to the families in the community avoids buying at the Wallace’s. However, many families have nowhere else to shop so the Logans offer to buy goods for them in Vicksburg, and Mr. Jamison backs their credit. Meanwhile, both Uncle Hammer and Papa come home to join the family for Christmas. Uncle Hammer drives a nice new car. When Harlan Granger comes to try to convince the Logans to stop the boycott but they refused. However, Mama loses her teaching job, and more pressure is put on the Logan family. Other families are forced to return to the Wallace store.Then, Papa's leg is broken during a violent attack he suffers while trying to make a trip to
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