Sounder (Hardcover)

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Description


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.

About the Author


William H. Armstrong grew up in Lexington, Virginia. He graduated from Hampden-Sydney College and did graduate work at the University of Virginia. He taught ancient history and study techniques at the Kent School for fifty-two years. Author of more than a dozen books for adults and children, he won the John Newbery Medal for Sounder in 1970 and was awarded an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Hampden-Sydney College in 1986.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0060201436
ISBN-13: 9780060201432
Published: HarperCollins, 11/01/1969
Pages: 128
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 10
Maximum Age: UP
Minimum Grade Level: 5th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: Up