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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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full_title sounder
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lastUpdate 2018-04-23 16:41:47PM

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display_description 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 the devoted dog Sounder.
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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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title_full Sounder, Sounder / by William H. Armstrong ; illus. by James Barkley, Sounder [electronic resource] Armstrong, William H..
title_short Sounder
topic_facet African American, African Americans, Classics, Dogs, Family life, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal (1970), Poverty, Stories