Out of the Dust (Paperback)

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    This gripping story, written in sparse first-person, free-verse poems, is the compelling tale of Billie Jo's struggle to survive during the dust bowl years of the Depression. With stoic courage, she learns to cope with the loss of her mother ...

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    Karen Hesse is the award-winning and critically acclaimed author of many books for children. Her titles include WITNESS, THE CATS IN KRASINSKI SQUARE, and the Newbery Medal winner OUT OF THE DUST, among many others. She lives in Vermont with her husband and two teenaged daughters.
    This gripping story, written in sparse first-person, free-verse poems, is the compelling tale of Billie Jo's struggle to survive during the dust bowl years of the Depression. With stoic courage, she learns to cope with the loss of her mother and her grieving father's slow deterioration. There is hope at the end when Billie Jo's badly burned hands are healed, and she is able to play her beloved piano again. The 1998 Newbery Medal winner.

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    Dimensions 8.0x6.0x1.0
    ISBN 9780590371254
    Genre JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 7-9 Ages 12-14
    Format Paperback
    Pages 227
    Publisher Date 1999-01-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Scholastic Paperbacks
    Copyright Year 1999
    Height 7.5 in
    Wdth 5.25 in
    Thickness 0.5 in
    Unit weight 0.35 lb
    Language English
    Edition Detail Reprint
    Audience Young adult
    Authors Hesse, Karen

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