|aSounder / |cby William H. Armstrong ; Illustrations by James Barkley.
|aNew York : |bScholastic, |cc1969.
|a116 p. : |bill. ; |c20 cm.
|aA young Negro boy learns the pain of humiliation and anger when hisfather is given an unjust jail sentence for stealing a ham from a white man. Learning to read and to discover that things do not die but become part of other things brings the youngster new hope.