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Sounder

Written by William H. Armstrong
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7 - 12
Reading age
128
Page count
177
Words per page
890L
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Jun 9, 1995
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The Powerful Newbery Award-Winning Classic A landmark in children’s literature, winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal, and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder traces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the 19th-century South. The boy’s father isa 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. A landmark in children’s literature, winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal and the basis of an acclaimed film, Sounder traces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the 19th-century South.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780064400206
    Publication Date
    June 9, 1995
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Page Count
    128
    Words Per Page
    177.2890625
    Audience
    Juvenile Reader
    Reading Age
    7 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    70085030
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    37160854
    Lexile® Level
    890L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~U
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    3
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    84
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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