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Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Author : Mildred D. Taylor Literature Circle Extension Project by Lance LoConti.

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1 Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry Author : Mildred D. Taylor Literature Circle Extension Project by Lance LoConti

2 Cassie Logan A Young, naïve girl with a temper. She is hardly aware to the ways of racism.

3 Cassie’s Faimly Mama Mary Logan - Cassie’s Mom, a teacher. Papa David Logan - Cassie’s Dad, who is very independent and set not to lose his family’s land. Stacey Logan - Cassie’s oldest brother is thirteen. Christopher-John - A shy, timid seven year old. “Little Man” Clayton Chester - Cassie’s very ordered youngest brother. Big Ma Caroline - Cassie’s Grandmother, she runs the farm. Uncle Hammer - David’s brother who lives in Chicago.

4 Neighbors, Friends, and others T.J. Avery - Stacey’s friend who often finds himself in hot water. L.T. Morrison - An older man who works on the Logan farm. Jeremy Simms - A white boy that has befriended the Logan children. He is often mistreated because of this. Melvin and R.W. Simms - The oldest Simms boys who pretend to be friendly with T.J., but have other motives. Lillian Jean Simms - A girl who spends time with Cassie, but does not treat her well. Harlen Grangar - A Wealthy Plantation Owner that wants to buy back the Logan family land. Mr. Jamison - A white lawyer whose family had purchased land from Granger, and eventually sold it to the Logans. Understands the battle of racism in the community. The Wallace Family - A brutally violent family that runs the local general store.

5 Family Values

6 Passiveness

7 Racism and Human Rights

8 Brotherhood and Responsibility

9 Credits images/Springtime%2520Jubilee.jpg&imgrefurl=http://www.n01-in- flowers.com/index.html&h=184&w=150&sz=13&hl=en&start=1&tbnid=Te5LqLVYzRV9CM:&tbn h=102&tbnw=83&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dflowers%26svnum%3D10%26hl%3Den%26lr%3D%26s afe%3Dactive%26sa%3DG Overhead-Wires-Posters.jpg peace - g/200px-1943_Colored_Waiting_Room_Sign.jpg -http://www.portlandmercury.com/blogtown/files/2006/05/shaking-hands.jpg -All pictures from google image search


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