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Winner of the Newbery Medal
A "New York Times Book Review" Best of Children's Books
A National Book Award Nominee
Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? It takes the events of one turbulent year the year of the night riders and the burnings, the year a white girl humiliates Cassie in public simply because she's black to show Cassie that having a place of their own is the Logan family's lifeblood. It is the land that gives the Logans their courage and pride no matter how others may degrade them, the Logans possess something no one can take away.
"Taylor . . . writes not with rancor or bitterness of indignities, but with pride, strength, and respect for humanity." "The New York Times Book Review ""
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"Taylor . . . writes not with rancor or bitterness over indignities but with pride, strength, and respect for humanity.
"The vivid story . . . shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat."
"The vivid story of a black family whose warm ties to each other and their land give them strength to defy rural Southern racism during the Depression. . . . Entirely through its own internal development, the novel shows the rich inner rewards of black pride, love, and independence despite the certainty of outer defeat." "Booklist" (starred review)
"The strong, clear-headed Logan family . . . are drawn with quiet affection and their actions tempered with a keen sense of human fallibility." pointer, "Kirkus Reviews"
"The events and setting of the powerful novel are presented with such verisimilitude and the characters are so carefully drawn that one might assume the book to be autobiographical, if the author were not so young." "The Horn Book""
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Book Description Gollancz, 1980. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 2nd Edition. 276 pages. Seller Inventory # DG0391
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Condition: POOR. Noticeably used book. Heavy wear to cover. Pages contain marginal notes, underlining, and or highlighting. Possible ex library copy, with all the markings/stickers of that library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, and dust jackets may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2552004244
Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. Seller Inventory # TT01562197B
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 0575023848 UK BASED SELLER, ALL OVERSEAS BUYERS ORDERS SHIPPED VIA AIRMAIL 5/14 DAYS ex library with dj fep page is missing. Seller Inventory # K0021191
Book Description Dial Press January 1977, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Used - Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. Good condition, minor shelfwear to book and minor wear and chips to jacket, clean pages, tight spine, looks good for its age. Delivery confirmation available for every item shipped. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Seller Inventory # 22551