Sounder

William H. Armstrong (Author) James Barkley (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
HarperCollins
Publish Date
October 08, 1969
Pages
128
Dimensions
5.86 X 8.42 X 0.62 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780060201432

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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.

Reviews

"A rarely beautiful, understated novel about a black share-cropper and his family in the 19th-century American South. An extraordinarily sensitive book." -- "School Library Journal""The power of the writing lies in its combination of subtlety and strength." -- "H.""The writing is simple, timeless and extraordinarily moving. An outstanding book."-- "Commonweal