Life as a 19th century African-American sharecropper in the South is tough. Food is scarce, money is scarcer, and each day is a struggle. One day, however, the boy's father comes home with a large ham. And life seems to be a little bit better. Until the sheriff and his deputies show up and haul … Continue reading Book Review: Sounder by William H. Armstrong (Tween Fiction)
When Scarlett's brother Cliff asks for a rocket to Jupiter for his birthday, Scarlett comes up with a plan to make it happen. But then her world falls apart, and keeping her promise to Cliff becomes more impossible — and necessary — than ever.