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Digital Audiobook (1/2/2006)
Paperback, Spanish (7/8/1996)
Library Binding, Large Print (10/28/1969)
Prebound, Spanish (7/1/1996)
"Sounder, a landmark in children's literature, traces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the nineteenth-century South. The boy's father is a sharecropper, struggling to feed his family in hard times. Night after night, he and his great coon dog, Sounder, return to the cabin empty-handed. Then, one morning, almost like a miracle, a sweet-smelling ham is cooking in the family's kitchen. At last the family will have a good meal. But that night, an angry sheriff and his deputies come, and the boy's life will never be the same.
HarperTrophy, 9780060739461, 128pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2004