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Out of the Dust

by Karen Hesse

eBook

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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Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Kindle Book

  • Release date: April 24, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780545517126
  • Release date: April 24, 2014

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780545517126
  • File size: 586 KB
  • Release date: September 1, 2012


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English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1040
Text Difficulty:6-8

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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