Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry Mildred D Taylor (1976)
Newbery Medal 1977
Quality. Very engaging, lots of directions to go with discussions on race and interpersonal relationships, plus room for predictions -- what happens next?
Trollbridge Yolen and Stemple (2006)
fun, entertaining, but too many characters to keep track of.. is she the hero, is he? And where did the fox go for half the book?