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Contributor(s): Hesse, Karen (Author)

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ISBN: 0590360809     ISBN-13: 9780590360807
Publisher: Scholastic
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Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 1997
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Annotation: 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.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 96-40344
Age Level: 9-12
Grade Level: 4-7
Physical Information: 0.89" H x 5.26" W x 7.76" (0.64 lbs) 227 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 1930's
- Cultural Region - Heartland
- Demographic Orientation - Rural
- Geographic Orientation - Oklahoma
- Topical - Death/Dying
Features: Dust Cover, Ikids, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Awards: Maine Student Book Award, Third Place, Grades 4-8, 1998
Maine Student Book Award, Third Place, Grades 4-8, 1999
Scott O Dell Award for Historical Fiction, Winner, Historical Fiction, 1998
Newbery Medal, Winner, Children's, 1998
Bookseller's Choice, Winner, Young Adults, 1998
Young Reader's Choice Award, Nominee, Grades 4-8, 2000
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 08/25/1997 pg. 72
Kirkus Review - Children 09/15/1997 pg. 1458
School Library Journal 09/01/1997 pg. 217
Booklist 10/01/1997 pg. 330
Booklist Ed Choice Youth 01/01/1998 pg. 733
SLJ's Best Books 12/01/1997 pg. 25
New York Times 02/01/1998 pg. 24
ALA Best Books Young Adults 01/01/1998 pg. 1214
ALA Notable Children's Books 01/01/1998 pg. 1224
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1997 pg. 73 - Superior,Well Above Average
School Library Journal 12/01/1997
School Library Journal 09/01/1997
School Library Journal 04/01/2005 pg. 56
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 18783
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 3.0
 
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