The Land: Prequel to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Teenage Books)

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9780141314594: The Land: Prequel to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (Puffin Teenage Books)

Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner and a former slave mother. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringig is. His father makes sure that he and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father's and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own. Life is difficult for a young black person in 1880sMississippi but Paul-Edward discovers his own strength, makes true friendships and even falls in love as he eventually fulfils his dream. Paul-Edward is the grandfather of Cassie Logan, the heroine of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY and its sequels.

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The Land is Mildred D. Taylor's wonderful prequel to her Newbery Medal winner, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry. In the stories Taylor has to tell, life is not fair, hard work doesn't always pay off, and the good guy doesn't always win. That's because this extraordinary author tells the stories of her African American family in the Deep South during and after the Civil War, a time of ugly, painful racism.

Paul-Edward Logan, the son of a white, plantation-owner father and a slave mother, is our narrator, bound and determined to buy his own land and shape his own future at whatever cost. Caught between black and white worlds and not fitting into either one is devastating for him, but his powerful, engaging tales of the love of family, the strength of friendship, and growing up will inspire anyone to dare to persevere despite terrible odds. Taylor's books are not only essential in understanding what led up to the Civil Rights movement in America--they are also breathtaking page-turners, full of suspense, humor, love, and hope. The Land certainly stands alone, but the other award-winning tales of the Logan family--Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry; Let the Circle Be Unbroken; and The Road to Memphis--are excellent as well. Heartily recommended. (Ages 12 and older) --Karin Snelson

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The prequel to Newbery Medal winner Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.
Paul-Edward Logan, grandfather of Cassie (Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry) is born during the Civil War, the son of a white plantation owner father and a former slave mother. Though this heritage was not unusual for the time, this upbringing is. Paul-Edward's father sees to it that Paul-Edward and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. But, as the age of 14, Paul-Edward runs away to fulfill his dream: to won land as good as his father's plantation.

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1974. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner and a former slave mother. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringig is. His father makes sure that he and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father s and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own. Life is difficult for a young black person in 1880sMississippi but Paul-Edward discovers his own strength, makes true friendships and even falls in love as he eventually fulfils his dream. Paul-Edward is the grandfather of Cassie Logan, the heroine of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY and its sequels. Nº de ref. de la librería ARG9780141314594

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Descripción Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 1974. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. Paul-Edward is the son of a wealthy white plantation owner and a former slave mother. Though his heritage is not unusual, for it is the time of the American Civil War, his upbringig is. His father makes sure that he and his sister enjoy many of the same privileges as their white half-brothers. Paul-Henry dreams of owning land every bit as good as his father s and, after a rash act of rebellion, leaves his family and vows to succeed on his own. Life is difficult for a young black person in 1880sMississippi but Paul-Edward discovers his own strength, makes true friendships and even falls in love as he eventually fulfils his dream. Paul-Edward is the grandfather of Cassie Logan, the heroine of ROLL OF THUNDER, HEAR MY CRY and its sequels. Nº de ref. de la librería ARG9780141314594

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