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The Resource Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley

Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley

Label
Sounder
Title
Sounder
Statement of responsibility
William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young Black boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when his father is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope
Summary
Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of his devoted dog Sounder
Award
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 1972.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 1973.
  • Newbery Medal, 1970.
Awards note
Newbery Award Book, 1970. Mark Twain Award Winner, 1972.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085447
Cataloging source
HCO
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8545397
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780060201432
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
70085030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)01773461
  • (Sirsi) i9780064400206
Label
Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
8545397
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780060201432
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
70085030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (PWmBRO)01773461
  • (Sirsi) i9780064400206

Library Locations

    • Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Public LibraryBorrow it
      29 W. Washington St., Upland, IN, 46989, US
      40.475272 -85.49566

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