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THE POWERFUL NEWBERY AWARD-WINNING CLASSIC A landmark in childrens literature, winner of the 1970 Newbery Medal, and the basis of an acclaimed film, Soundertraces the keen sorrow and the abiding faith of a poor African-American boy in the 19th-century South. The boys life is changed forever when his father is caught stealing a ham to feed his starving family. His dog, Sounder, is wounded in the incident and waits faithfully for his master to come home. Read by Avery Brooks, this timeless and compelling parable will move listeners of all ages. Blues riffs and Brookss soulful singing set the tone and enhance the tale. This bittersweet saga, richly told by Brooks, will remain in listeners hearts and minds long after the final line is heard. AudioFile
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Full title sounder
Author armstrong william h
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Last Update 2018-05-22 13:55:04PM
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Set in the Deep South, this Newbery Medal-winning novel tells the story of the great coon dog, Sounder, and the poor sharecroppers who own him. Celebrating 30 years!

During the difficult years of the nineteenth century South, an African American boy and his poor family rarely have enough to eat. Each night, the boy's father takes their dog, Sounder, out to look for food and the man grows more desperate by the day.

When food suddenly appears on the table one morning, it seems like a blessing. But the sheriff and his deputies are not far behind. The ever-loyal Sounder remains determined to help the family he loves as hard times bear down on them.

This classic novel shows the courage, love, and faith that bind an African American family together despite the racism and inhumanity they face. Readers who enjoy timeless dog stories such as Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grows will find much to love in Sounder.

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title_display Sounder
title_full Sounder, Sounder William H. Armstrong., Sounder [sound recording] / William H. Armstrong
title_short Sounder
topic_facet African American, African Americans, Children's audiobooks, Dogs, Family life, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Newbery Award Winner, Newbery Medal, Poverty