Short Summary An intimate, realistic, and moving account of an African American family's struggles with the injustices and terrors of segregation in Mississippi in 1940. Why is the land so important to Cassie's family? With the land to hold them together, nothing can tear the Logans apart. Stream Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor, read by Lynne Thigpen by PRH Audio from desktop or your mobile device. SoundCloud. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: A Culturally Specific, Subversive Concept of Child Agency Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry: A Culturally Specific, Subversive Concept of Child Agency McDowell, Kelly 2004-10-10 00:00:00 Children’s Literature in Education, Vol. 33, No. With Claudia McNeil, Janet MacLachlan, Robert Christian, Larry B. Scott. My coursework is about the novels 'Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry' and 'David Copperfield'. Directed by Jack Smight. Both novels concentrate on the main character and the treatment they receive. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor, read by Lynne Thigpen by PRH Audio ... Genre Fiction Comment by FerdaBoys. 'David Copperfield' was written in 1850 and 'Roll of Thunder... ' was written in 1977.