Wednesday Evening Reading: Song of the Trees

This week, Amy reads Song of the Trees, a short novel by Newbery Award-winning writer Mildred D. Taylor and published by Dial Books, read with permission of Penguin Group.

It’s Mississippi, 1933. Cassie’s Papa is away working on the railroads to support his family, and her mother and Big Ma are having trouble making ends meet. Cassie and her brothers love to play in the forest on the Logan family land, but suddenly the song of the forest is interrupted–an unscrupulous logger is threatening the land and their family.