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

Sounder, by William H. Armstrong ; illustrated by James Barkley

Label
Sounder
Title
Sounder
Statement of responsibility
by William H. Armstrong ; illustrated 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 discovering 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 Medal, 1970. Mark Twain Award Winner, 1972.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085447
Cataloging source
ICrlF
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
900
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.A73394
LC item number
So
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, by William H. Armstrong ; illustrated 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
19742103
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Revised Harper Trophy ed.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780064400206
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol00030701
Label
Sounder, by William H. Armstrong ; illustrated 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
19742103
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
Revised Harper Trophy ed.
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780064400206
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(IMchF)fol00030701

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