The Question and Answer section for Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Jeremy also says that TJ has been hanging around with his brothers RW and Melvin, who are eighteen and nineteen, and who make fun of TJ behind his back. This can only mean bad things for T.J.
TJ was making fun of him, calling him preacher because of the way the coat fit. Mama wants him to get it back, but Uncle Hammer tells Stacey that if he is stupid enough to give his coat away, then TJ can keep it permanently; Stacey will not...
I think Mr. Logan wanted his kids to understand what life for black people was like during the slave era. He wanted his children to understand the struggle of their people.