Southeastern United States

As you know, setting is an important part of many novels. This is particularly true for Roll Of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

The story takes place in the state of Mississippi. Click this link to go to Google maps. Once you're there, you'll learn where MIssissippi is located in the United States and how far it is from Long Beach, CA to there. You'll also locate Jackson, Mississippi which is where the family went to market from the farm. (Note that the town of Strawberry, where there farm was located, is fictional.)

Answer questions 2.1 through 2.5 on your worksheet with the information you learn.