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Series: A Trophy Bk.
Category: Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / African American/Juvenile Fiction / Family / General/Juvenile Fiction / Animals / Dogs/Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues / Homelessness & Poverty/Juvenile Fiction / General/Juvenile Fiction / People & Places / United States / General/
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Release Date: 04/30/1972
Age Range: 8-12
Synopsis: The Powerful Newbery Award-winning classic A landmark in childrens 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 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.
Awards: Mark Twain Award – null Newbery Medal – null
Height: 0.31 inches
Width: 5.13 inches
Length: 7.54 inches
Weight: 3.21 oz