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Out of the Dust
by Karen Hesse


Overview - 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.  Read more...

 

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Overview
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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  • ISBN: 9780545517126
  • Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
  • Imprint: Scholastic Paperbacks
  • Date: Sept 2012
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Scholastic, Inc.
 
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