Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse audiobook

Out of the Dust

By Karen Hesse
Read by Marika Mashburn

Listening Library (Audio) 9780590360807
2.16 Hours Unabridged
Format: Digital Download (In Stock)
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    ISBN: 9780739371848

When Billie Jo is just fourteen she must endure heart-wrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. The quiet strength she displays while dealing with unspeakable loss is as surprising as it is inspiring. Written in free verse, this award-winning story is set in the heart of the Great Depression. It chronicles Oklahoma's staggering dust storms, and the environmental--and emotional--turmoil they leave in their path. An unforgettable tribute to hope and inner strength.

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Summary

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Winner of the 1998 Newbery Medal

Winner of the 1998 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction

When Billie Jo is just fourteen she must endure heart-wrenching ordeals that no child should have to face. The quiet strength she displays while dealing with unspeakable loss is as surprising as it is inspiring.

Written in free verse, this award-winning story is set in the heart of the Great Depression. It chronicles Oklahoma's staggering dust storms, and the environmental--and emotional--turmoil they leave in their path. An unforgettable tribute to hope and inner strength.

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Author Bio: Karen Hesse

Author Bio: Karen Hesse

Karen Hesse is the author of some fifteen books for children, and was recently awarded a prestigious MacArthur Foundation “Genius Grant” for her contribution to literature for children and young adults. Her many novels have garnered considerable success, including the Sydney Taylor Award, the IRA/YA Award, 5 Notable Books for Children, 4 Best Books for Young Adults, and the Newberry Medal. Hesse has spent many years promoting her books to the school market, and is well-known in classrooms throughout the country. She and her husband, Randy, live in Brattleboro, Vermont.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 2.16
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English