Let the circle be unbroken

Author Taylor, Mildred D.
Language English
Publisher
Prince Frederick MD: Recorded Books, 1994




Annotation:

Four black children living in rural Mississippi during the depression, experience racial prejudice and hard times, but, in order to survive, learn self-respect and pride from their parents.



Subjects :

  • United States
  • Fiction
  • Blacks
  • Mississippi
  • Self-perception
  • African Americans
  • Afro-Americans
  • Race relations
  • Logan family (Fictitious characters : Taylor)

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Author Illustrator(s) :

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Best Books :

  • Best Books for Young Adults, 1981 American Library Association YALSA
  • Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 H.W. Wilson
  • Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 H.W. Wilson
  • Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000 H.W. Wilson
  • Middle and Junior High School Library Catalog, Ninth Edition, 2005 H.W. Wilson

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Awards, Honors & Prizes :

  • Jane Addams Children's Book Award, 1982 Honor Book United States
  • Coretta Scott King Book Award, 1982 Winner United States
  • George G. Stone Center for Children's Books Recognition of Merit Award, 1991 Winner United States

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State & Provincial Reading List :

  • Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1984; Nominee Kentucky
  • Colorado Blue Spruce Young Adult Book Award, 1988; Nominee Colorado

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Curriculum Tools :

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Reading Measurement Programs:


0553234366
Bantam Books (Toronto [Ontario] ;) 1984.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader Points 15


0803747489
Dial Press (New York:) 1981.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader Points 15

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level High School
Reading Level 7
Accelerated Reader Points 21


999999
Puffin Books (New York:) 1981.

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.7
Accelerated Reader Points 15

Lexile, MetaMetrics, Inc.

Lexile Measure 850
Accelerated Reader Points

Reading Counts-Scholastic
Interest Level High School
Reading Level 7
Accelerated Reader Points 21

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Reviews :

Terry Downie (Books for Keeps No. 26, May 1984)
This book was so painful that I don't want to read it again' was one of my pupils' comments on Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry, the novel which precedes this. Both are set in the American South during the Depression and are about a Black family and the community in which they live. The Logans own their land and struggle to keep it in the face of harsh poverty and oppression. In Let the Circle, the central character, Cassie, is now eleven and still painfully learning what it means to be Black. The book is painfully illuminating. Warmth and strength and intelligence shine through the bitter injustice. I think, despite his comment, that the pupil I quoted will want to read the sequel. Both books deserve a wide audience. Category: Older Readers. . ...., Puffin Plus, £1.95. Ages 15 to adult.
(PUBLISHER: Puffin (Harmondsworth:), PUBLISHED: 1984 c1981.)

Recorded Books (Recorded Books, LLC.)
This distinguished sequel to the Newbery Award-winning book Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry was nominated for a National Book Award and recognized as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. In her series of books about the Logan family, Taylor draws a stirring portrait of the history of black Americans--and the small successes that led to the great Civil Rights movement of the fifties and sixties. Life in the South was turbulent and frightening for black landowners like the Logans. For young Cassie Logan it was a time of growth, discovery and some very hard lessons about what it meant to be black in Mississippi. Her friend T.J. goes on trial for murder, confronting an all–white justice system and greedy white landowners, who have set their sights on the Logan’s farm. But with strength and perseverance, Cassie and all the Logans defy and survive even the deepest prejudice. n.d., Recorded Books, Unabridged CD - Library Edition; C3580, $120.75. Ages 13 to 18.
(PUBLISHER: Recorded Books Unabridged CD- Library Edition; C3580 $120.75., PUBLISHED: n.d.)

Recorded Books (Recorded Books, LLC.)
This distinguished sequel to the Newbery Award-winning book Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry was nominated for a National Book Award and recognized as an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. In her series of books about the Logan family, Taylor draws a stirring portrait of the history of black Americans--and the small successes that led to the great Civil Rights movement of the fifties and sixties. Life in the South was turbulent and frightening for black landowners like the Logans. For young Cassie Logan it was a time of growth, discovery and some very hard lessons about what it meant to be black in Mississippi. Her friend T.J. goes on trial for murder, confronting an all–white justice system and greedy white landowners, who have set their sights on the Logan’s farm. But with strength and perseverance, Cassie and all the Logans defy and survive even the deepest prejudice. n.d., Recorded Books, Unabridged Cassette - Library Edition; 94411, $90.75. Ages 13 to 18.
(PUBLISHER: Recorded Books (Prince Frederick MD:), PUBLISHED: p1994.)

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Publication Details:

  Publisher ISBN Notes
Prince Frederick MD: Recorded Books, 1994

Media Type: Nonmusical Sound Recording

078870186X
9780788701863
Sequel to: Roll of thunder hear my cry.
Unabridged.
Harmondsworth: Puffin, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
315p. ;
(813/.54)
0140316051
9780140316056
Originally published New York: Dial 1981 ; London: Gollancz 1982.
Toronto [Ontario] ; Bantam Books, 1984

Media Type: Language Material
339 p. ;
(F/Tay)
0553234366
9780553234367
Sequel to Roll of thunder hear my cry.
Dial Pr., 1981

Media Type: Language Material
394 p.
([Fic]%2 19)
0844085111
9780844085111
New York: Puffin Books, 1981

Media Type: Language Material
paperback 394 p. ;
0140348921
9780140348927
New York: Dial Press, 1981

Media Type: Language Material
394 p. ;
PZ7.T21723 ([Fic])
0803747489
9780803747487
Sequel to Roll of thunder hear my cry.
Recorded Books Unabridged CD- Library Edition; C3580 $120.75.,

Media Type:

9781419373435
1419373439

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