Courage In Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry

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Courage
Sunni Knapp

Courage isn 't going along with what other people think, its about fighting for what you believe. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry, this 9-year-old wild child with the name of Cassie Logan keeps catching my eye. She always stands up for what she believes and even if she knows she 's wrong, she still fights for it. Cassie demonstrates courage when she stands up for Little Man at school, she faces her enemy, Lillian Jean, and she stands up to the man at the mercantile. All of these things make Cassie Stronger, but she still ends up to be the same crazy little girl she was before, but now stronger. Have you ever stood up for your brother or sister knowing the consequences weren 't good? Well, a nine
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Barnett at the Mercantile because he made them wait. Whenever Cassie went to Strawberry she went into the Mercantile so T.J. could show her the pistol he wanted. They got in there and waited, waited some more, and waited even longer. Person after Person Mr. Barnett let cut in front of them. Cassie got fed up with it and said ¨I think you forgot, but you was waiting on us ´fore you was waiting on this girl here, and we been waiting a good while now for you to get back.¨ Just think, you were in a store looking at guns and the person working kept skipping this little girl next to you. You see her open her mouth and say that. I don 't know about you but I would be astonished. A nine year old girl saying... that? She 's gotta be pretty brave. Cassie doesn 't understand segregation. She thinks that everybody should be treated the same. She isn 't afraid to stand up for what she believes. Throughout the book Roll of Thunder Hear my Cry, this 9-year-old wild child with the name of Cassie Logan keeps catching my eye. She always stands up for what she believes and even if she knows she 's wrong, she still fights for it. Her courage shows and brings attention to white people that its not fare. She doesn 't understand why she gets treated this way. Cassie is a crazy loving girl. She knows what 's right but doesn 't understand why she gets treated like this. If you were Cassie, how would you react to all of these
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