Out of the Dust

By Karen Hesse
(Scholastic, Hardcover, 9780590360807, 227pp.)

Publication Date: December 1998

Other Editions of This Title: Compact Disc, Paperback, Paperback, Prebound, , Audio Cassette, Hardcover

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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.

About the Author

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.

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