I must admit this book is my most memorable childhood favorite. I read it every year and have never grown tired of the story. It’s one of those books that shaped who I am and what I believe.
Mildred D. Taylor was a masterful storyteller when she penned this incredible tale of race, betrayal, friendship and love. It is also hailed as one of the greatest books ever written for kids. No matter how many books I read, I can’t help but to agree that this is true.
If for some reason you missed the opportunity to read Roll of Thunder Hear My Cry while growing up, know that it is never too late to read a literary masterpiece.