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Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

by Mildred D. Taylor
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What is the climax of the story "Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry"?

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The climax of Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry comes when the night riders try to lynch T.J. Avery, a friend of the children who has been involved in a robbery.  Stacey quickly sends the other children to warn the Logans that the crowd will come to their house next.  David Logan is very resourceful and decides to set fire to his own cotton field, which borders Harlan Granger's land, and the mob rushes to put it out.  The community fights the fire through the night; both black and white, men and women help fight the fire.

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