SounderBook - 1969
This is the story of an 11-year-old black youngster, "Boy." When his sharecropper father is arrested and sentenced to five years at hard labor after stealing food to feed his family, Boy embarks upon a journey to find out where his father has being imprisoned. Accompanied by his dog Sounder, Boy also makes the arduous crossover from boyhood to manhood, with the help (and sometimes hindrance) of various people along the road.
Publisher: New York : Harper & Row, 
Branch Call Number: JF ARMST-W, F ARMST-W
Characteristics: 116 p. : illus. ; 22 cm