Sounder

Written by William H. Armstrong

Set in the Deep South in the 19th century, the story is about a poor African American sharecropper family and their coon dog, Sounder. The family struggles to find enough food to eat, but one day, food miraculously appears on their table. The sheriff accuses them of theft, but Sounder sets out to help his family get through this crisis.

Age Range 10 - 12 years
Genre
Copyright Year
Page Count
116
Publisher
Harper
Grade Level 5th - 7th
ISBN
9780064400206
Lexile 900
Themes