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Out of the Dust
Contributor(s): Hesse, Karen (Author)

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ISBN: 0780793188     ISBN-13: 9780780793187
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: January 1999
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Annotation: A poem cycle that reads as a novel, this Newbery Medal winner tells the story of Billie Jo, a girl who struggles to help her family survive the dust bowl years of the Depression.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Classics
- Juvenile Fiction | Historical - United States - 20th Century
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Series: Apple Signature Edition
Physical Information: 0.8" H x 5.1" W x 7.5" (0.50 lbs) 227 pages
Themes:
- Chronological Period - 1930's
- Cultural Region - Heartland
- Demographic Orientation - Rural
- Geographic Orientation - Oklahoma
- Theometrics - Secular
- Topical - Death/Dying
Features: Ikids
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 18783
Reading Level: 5.3   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 3.0
 
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A poem cycle that reads as a novel, "Out of the Dust" tells the story of Billie Jo, a girl who struggles to help her family survive the dustbowl years of the Depression. Fighting against the elements on her Oklahoma farm, Billie Jo takes on even more responsibilities when her mother dies in a tragic accident. A testament to the American spirit, this novel is an instant classic.
 
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