No Promises in the Wind by Irene Hunt audiobook

No Promises in the Wind

By Irene Hunt
Read by Charlie Thurston

Blackstone Publishing, Blackstone Publishing
5.05 Hours Unabridged
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Fromthe Newbery Award-winning author of AcrossFive Aprils and Up a Road Slowlycomes a tale of a brave young man’s struggle to find his own strength duringthe Great Depression. In1932, American’s dreams were simple: a job, food to eat, a place to sleep, andshoes without holes. But for millions of people these simple needs were nothingmore than dreams. When he was just fifteen years old, Josh had to make his ownway through a country of angry and frightened people. This is the story of hisstruggle to find a life for himself during those turbulent times. No Promises in the Wind wasawarded the 1971 Charles W. Follett Award.

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Summary

Summary

Winner of the Charles W. Follett Award

Fromthe Newbery Award-winning author of AcrossFive Aprils and Up a Road Slowlycomes a tale of a brave young man’s struggle to find his own strength duringthe Great Depression.

In1932, American’s dreams were simple: a job, food to eat, a place to sleep, andshoes without holes. But for millions of people these simple needs were nothingmore than dreams. When he was just fifteen years old, Josh had to make his ownway through a country of angry and frightened people. This is the story of hisstruggle to find a life for himself during those turbulent times.

No Promises in the Wind wasawarded the 1971 Charles W. Follett Award.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In this often heartbreaking story, readers will find out what it was like for the thousands of children who left their homes during the Depression…Beautifully written by a Newbery Award–winning author, this is a title which readers will remember long after they have finished it and set it on a shelf.” LookingGlassReview.com

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Author Bio: Irene Hunt

Author Bio: Irene Hunt

Irene Hunt (1907–2001) was an American children’s writer best known for historical novels. Her first book, Across Five Aprils was a runner-up for the Newbery Medal, an award which she won for her second novel, Up a Road Slowly. She was a nominee in 1974 for the biennial Hans Christian Andersen Award, the highest international recognition available to creators of children’s books.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental
Category: Fiction
Runtime: 5.05
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English