The climax of Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry, During the night, T.J. comes to the Logan children for help. After this incident, the action rises to its climax. The full climax of the novel is when Harlan Granger tells the men who are about to lynch T.J. to get off his land... they continue the arguing and the angry mob becomes worse. Mr. Logan, however, hears the roll of thunder in the distance and takes advantage of this summer storm to make this awful situation end. He sets fire to his own field, blaming it on the lightening. This act propels all the angry men, the children and the women into action working TOGETHER for the greater good of them all.