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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 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
Book Description Gollancz, London, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. 1st Edition. Gollancz London Hardcover. 1977 Condition: Near Fine with neat name on front end pape. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine - just a slight fading to red tilt on spine not price clipped. 1st UK Edition, first printing. With 'Winner of the Newbery Medal' on dw. A nice copy of the scarce UK first printing. Seller Inventory # 001664
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2940011823
Book Description Dial Press, 1977. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. May be ex-library. Shipping & Handling by region. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory # 0575023848
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ€™ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. Seller Inventory # 2944934910
Book Description Dial Press. Hardcover. Condition: VERY GOOD. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp(s). Seller Inventory # 2947586820