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The Resource Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley

Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley

Label
Sounder
Title
Sounder
Statement of responsibility
William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 through his relationship with his devoted dog Sounder
Award
  • Mark Twain Award (Missouri), 1972.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 1973.
  • Newbery Medal, 1970.
Awards note
  • Newbery Medal, 1970
  • Mark Twain Award Winner, 1972
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
085447
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1914-1999
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Armstrong, William H.
Credits note
Director of photography, John A. Alonzo ; film editor, Sid Levin ; music composed and performed by Taj Mahal ; producer, Robert B. Radnitz ; director, Martin Ritt ; screenplay, Lonne Elder III ; art director, Walter Herndon
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 900L
  • 900
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • Grades 5-8
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 9
PerformerNote
Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Taj Mahal, Janet Maclachlan
Reading level
  • 5.3
  • 5.3
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Barkley, James
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Accelerated Reader
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Poverty
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Dogs
  • Families
  • Poverty
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Madison Smartt Bell -- T. Coraghessan Boyle -- Rosellen Brown -- Nicholas Delbanco -- R.H.W. Dillard -- Stanley Elkin -- George Garrett -- Gail Godwin -- John Irving -- Gordon Lish -- Clarence Major -- Eve Shelnutt -- Jane Smiley
Control code
ocm00024455
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780060809751
Lccn
70085030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24455
Label
Sounder, William H. Armstrong ; illustrations by James Barkley
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Madison Smartt Bell -- T. Coraghessan Boyle -- Rosellen Brown -- Nicholas Delbanco -- R.H.W. Dillard -- Stanley Elkin -- George Garrett -- Gail Godwin -- John Irving -- Gordon Lish -- Clarence Major -- Eve Shelnutt -- Jane Smiley
Control code
ocm00024455
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
116 pages
Isbn
9780060809751
Lccn
70085030
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)24455

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