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The Resource Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse

Label
Out of the Dust
Title
Out of the Dust
Statement of responsibility
Karen Hesse
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
In a series of poems, fourteen-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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Newbery Medal, 1998.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 1998.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1997
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
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076100
Cataloging source
HQD
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.H4364
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 12
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Target audience
juvenile
Label
Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse
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OverDrive eBook
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545517126
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D8AAFCBC-1526-4041-938C-B281B4A8E617
System control number
(OCoLC)851758112
Label
Out of the Dust, Karen Hesse
Link
Publication
Note
OverDrive eBook
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (240 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545517126
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
D8AAFCBC-1526-4041-938C-B281B4A8E617
System control number
(OCoLC)851758112
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