Out of the Dust
By Karen Hesse
(Scholastic Press, Hardcover, 9780590360807, 240pp.)
Publication Date: October 1997
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.