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The Resource Out of the dust, Karen Hesse

Out of the dust, Karen Hesse

Label
Out of the dust
Title
Out of the dust
Statement of responsibility
Karen Hesse
Creator
Subject
Genre
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
Related
Awards note
  • Award: Newbery Medal winner, 1998.
  • ALA Notable Books for Children, 1998.
  • ALA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • Ten Best Books for Young Adults, 1998.
  • Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, 1998.
Cataloging source
BKL
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Young Adult
LC call number
PZ7.H4364
LC item number
Ou 1999
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Out of the dust, Karen Hesse
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
40549041
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
An Apple Signature ed.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780590371254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40549041
Label
Out of the dust, Karen Hesse
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
40549041
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
An Apple Signature ed.
Extent
227 pages
Isbn
9780590371254
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)40549041

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