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1 By: William H. Armstrong PowerPoint By : Wyatt Bailey

2 Sounder (The boy’s dog) The Boy (Sounder’s Owner) The Father (The boy’s father) The Mother (The boy’s mother) The Sheriff Characters

3 The boy’s Cabin The Jail The Past Negro School The Woods Setting

4 The boy’s father was arrested and was put in jail for stealing a pig to feed his family. When the sheriff was driving away Sounder chased him and the sheriff shot Sounder in the ear and Sounder ran under their porch. The boy couldn’t get the dog from underneath the porch. The Problem

5 Do not read the next slide if you haven’t read the book. Skip to the author page. Spoiler Alert

6 The boy’s father got out of jail because there was a dynamite explosion in a mine that his father was working in for his punishment of stealing the pig. He came back injured but he lived. The boy found Sounder under the porch and his ear was missing, Sounder later died in the book and the boy’s father died a bit later. Solution

7 William H. Armstrong was born on September 14 th 1911 in Lexington, Virginia. He was the third child in his family. His parents Were Howard and Ida Armstrong. He grew up on Farm near Lexington, Virginia. He went to college To be a history teacher. He taught for 55 years And wrote many books. He died in his home in 1999 at the age of 87. About the Author

8 The End


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