LET THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN Review
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Who wrote Let the Circle Be Unbroken?
Mildred D. Taylor
Who is Cassie Logan?
the story takes place from her point of view; 10 years old in 5th grade; mainly a tomboy
Whom is TJ accused of murdering?
a white man named Jim Lee Barnett
What is the outcome of TJ's trial?
he is found guilty and sentenced to death
Who is Stacey Logan?
14 years old; gives a lot of advice; portrayed as strong-minded and loving towards his family
Who is Christopher-John Logan ?
Stacey and Cassie's second youngest brother; known for being a rule follower and doesn't like going against the family's decisions and getting in trouble
Who is Little Man Logan (Clayton Chester) ?
Stacey and Cassie's youngest brother; he is very neat and tidy
Who is David Logan?
father of the Logan children (known as Papa)
former school teacher and mother of the Logan children (known as Mama)
mother of David and Hammer Logan and the grandmother of the Logan children (known as Big Ma)
Papa's brother who lives in Chicago; he has a short temper (known as Uncle Hammer)
Cousin of the Logan children. She is an attractive girl who is from the North who can "pass" for white; Cassie hates her at first
white boy who is friendly toward the Logans.
Mr. Wade Jamison
white lawyer and friend of the Logans; he defends T.J. at trial
father of Suzella; grew up with Mama Logan; married to a white woman up North
an elderly black woman who wanted to learn about the MS Constitution in order to register to vote like her father did
Mr. L.T. Morrison
big, strong friend of the Logans who lives with them, helps out on the farm, and protects them, especially when Papa is away
friend of Stacey who has a stutter; he wants to help form union
friend of Stacey who runs away to work the cane fields with him; he value education and wants out of poverty
A rich plantation owner who is anxious to buy back the Logan's land.
R.W. & Melvin Simms
Jeremy's older brothers; they really murdered Mr. Barnett, not T.J.
a government agent who tells the Turners that they must plow up their cotton; he was badly beaten because he enforced strict crop rules
a grown man who tries to date Suzella; his eye is injured during the riot at the courthouse
Lee Annie's grandson who is in the military; he and Suzella like each other
Lee Annie's grandson who does not speak much and plays the harmonica
Laws designed to enforce segregation of blacks from whites in the South
Big Ma's late husband who bought the Logan land; he was part black, part white, and part Native American.
white union organizer who tried to unite white and black sharecroppers
the prosecutor during T.J.'s murder trial
teenaged girl who got in trouble because of Stuart
teenage white boy who preyed upon black teenaged girls; he humiliates Bud to get back at Suzella for embarrassing him
black union organizer who was discovered dead in the river
the country agent who replaces the original agent after he was badly beaten
elderly woman who took care of Moe and Stacey while they were in jail
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