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This powerful Newbery-winning classic tells the story of the great coon dog Sounder and his family.

An African American boy and his family rarely have enough to eat. Each night, the boy's father takes their dog, Sounder, out to look for food. 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.

This classic novel shows the courage, love, and faith that bind a family together despite the racism and inhumanity they face in the nineteenth-century deep South.

Readers who enjoy timeless dog stories such as Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grows will find much to love in Sounder, even as they read through tears at times.

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Grouping Title sounder
Grouping Author armstrong william h
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-12-09 04:46:25AM
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subject_facet African American -- United States, African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, African Americans -- Stories, Classics -- JUVENILE FICTION, Dogs -- Animals, Dogs -- Fiction, Dogs -- Stories, Electronic books, Family life -- Fiction, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1970), Poverty -- Juvenile fiction
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