Read Online

Sounder With Connections by William H. Armstrong

  • 602 Want to read
  • ·
  • 79 Currently reading

Published by Holt Rinehart and Winston .
Written in English


  • Poverty,
  • Classics,
  • African Americans,
  • Dogs,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9226654M
ISBN 100030547075
ISBN 109780030547072

Download Sounder


Sounder runs after them, and one of the deputies shoots him. The boy goes looking for Sounder but cannot find him anywhere. When he traces their steps, he finds blood on the ground along with Sounder's ear. He puts the ear under his pillow and wishes for Sounder's return. Sounder, shot in the fracas, and humiliated, the boy has no choice but to begin a difficult transition to adulthood. He learns to read, and with that skill comes the beginning of greater understanding. Sounder eventually returns — emaciated, battered, but still devoted — and so does the boy's hope. Sounder's scratching at the door awakened the boy. It was still night, but the first red glow of dawn was rising in a faint crescent over the pine woods. 'Sounder just couldn't poke slow enough for your father the mother said to the boy as they stood in the doorway, straining and sifting the dark for some movement. The boy finds Sounder's ear on the ground and takes it with him, putting it under his pillow so he can wish for Sounder to live. Before the boy goes to bed, he fills Sounder's food dish and leaves it outside, just in case. Analysis. One of the first noticeable aspects of this .

Sep 09,  · The mother is long-suffering and patient, and she even returns the parts of the uneaten pig when she realizes it was stolen. The boy does his work first, sees to his family, then seeks his father and Sounder. The best time of his life is when he listens to his mother's stories, finds a book, and gets the opportunity to learn to read.5/5. Dec 30,  · Sounder is a very good book, and the dog, Sounder, is a very loyal pooch, or mutt. A boy came across him one day on the road and brought him home. Now, Sounder is the family pet and goes raccoon hunting with the boy's dad. Sounder gets shot in the first part of the book but he survives. He goes into the forest for three months.4/5. Dec 24,  · Suddenly the boy must grow up fast in a world that isn’t fair, keeping hope alive through the love he has for his father’s faithful dog, Sounder. Readers who enjoy timeless dog stories such as Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grows will find much to love in Sounder, even as they read through tears at . Mar 25,  · Sounder - Kindle edition by William H. Armstrong, James Barkley. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Sounder/5().

Sounder is a American DeLuxe Color drama film in Panavision directed by Martin Ritt, and starring Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, and Kevin Hooks. The film was adapted by Lonne Elder III from the Newbery Medal-winning novel Sounder by William H. by: Taj Mahal. Sounder was a great book to read because it really invested me in the story. 2 people found this helpful Overall 4 out of 5 stars. Vera; Beautifully read The language in this moving story approaches poetry, and the narrator, with his deep, resonant voice, captures the cadences. Apr 26,  · Directed by Martin Ritt. With Cicely Tyson, Paul Winfield, Kevin Hooks, Carmen Mathews. The oldest son of a loving and strong family of black sharecroppers comes of age in the Depression-era South after his father is imprisoned for stealing food/10(K). Dec 01,  · I think the book, Sounder, by Willam H. Armstrong, was an extremely good and exciting story. Sounder is about a poor family who can't afford to support themselves with enough food and supplies to live. So the father tries to steal a pig, but gets caught and sent to jail. His coon dog Sounder, tries to rescue him, but gets shot.5/5(6).