The Resource Out of the dust, Karen Hesse

Out of the dust, Karen Hesse

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Out of the dust
Title
Out of the dust
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Karen Hesse
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Language
eng
Summary
In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression. in a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression. Dust piles up like snow across the prairie. A terrible accident has transformed Billie Jo's life, scarring her inside and out. Her mother is gone. Her father can't talk about it. And the one thing that might make her feel better -- playing the piano -- is impossible with her wounded hands. To make matters worse, dust storms are devastating the family farm and all the farms nearby. While others flee from the dust bowl, Billie Jo is left to find peace in the bleak landscape of Oklahoma -- and in the surprising landscape of her own heart
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Title
Out of the dust
Creator
Summary
In a series of poems, fourteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression
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Award
  • Newbery Medal, 1998.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 1998.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1997
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
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076100
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H4364
LC item number
Ou 1999
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Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 12
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Target audience
juvenile
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Karen Hesse
Out of the dust, Karen Hesse
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Out of the dust, Karen Hesse
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
An Apple Signature ed.
Extent
227 p.
Isbn
9780590371254
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Note
cat33rev
System control number
  • ocm40549041
  • (OCoLC)40549041
  • 276618

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