In this episode of Reading the Newberys we discuss the winner of the 1977 Newbery Medal, Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor. It has been a while since our last episode, so we catch up a little bit and share some listener feedback. Grab some grapes and listen in to our book discussion!
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Book Discussion (27:40)
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Newbery Honor Books in 1977 (49:45)
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