Out of the Dust

Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma.

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  • Author : Karen Hesse
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Pages : 240 pages
  • ISBN : 0545517125
  • Rating : 4/5 from 156 reviews
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Out of the Dust

Out of the Dust
  • Author : Karen Hesse
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 01 September 2012
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Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma.

Children Of The Dust

Children Of The Dust
  • Author : Louise Lawrence
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 30 January 2013
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A powerful post-nuclear holocaust novel described by the author as, 'my cry against the monstrous weapons men have made'. Everyone thought, when the alarm bell rang, that it was just another fire practice. But the first bombs had fallen on Hamburg and Leningrad, the headmaster said, and a full-scale nuclear attack was imminent . . . It's a real-life nightmare. Sarah and her family have to stay cooped up in the tightly-sealed kitchen for days on end, dreading the inevitable radioactive fall-out and

Out of the Dust

Out of the Dust
  • Author : Janice Mirikitani
  • Publisher : University of Hawaii Press
  • Release : 31 July 2014
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Out of the Dust is a collection of new poems by activist, leader, poet, and editor Janice Mirikitani. After being named San Francisco’s second Poet Laureate in 2000, this fifth book of poems from Mirikitani was written in response to the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. Drawing from her own background as a Sansei (third generation) Japanese American, Mirikitani reflects on the many ways we connect through the dust and our ability to rise and renew ourselves from this place. From

Words In The Dust

Words In The Dust
  • Author : Trent Reedy
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release : 01 March 2013
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Zulaikha hopes. She hopes for peace, now that the Taliban have been driven from Afghanistan; a good relationship with her hard stepmother; and one day even to go to school, or to have her cleft palate fixed. Zulaikha knows all will be provided for her--"Inshallah," God willing. Then she meets Meena, who offers to teach her the Afghan poetry she taught her late mother. And the Americans come to her village, promising not just new opportunities and dangers, but

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp

Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
  • Author : Jerry Stanley
  • Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Release : 26 November 2014
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Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Ostracized as "dumb Okies," the children of Dust Bowl migrant laborers went without school--until Superintendent Leo Hart and 50 Okie kids built their own school in a nearby field.

In the Dust of This Planet

In the Dust of This Planet
  • Author : Eugene Thacker
  • Publisher : John Hunt Publishing
  • Release : 26 August 2011
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The world is increasingly unthinkable, a world of planetary disasters, emerging pandemics, and the looming threat of extinction. In this book Eugene Thacker suggests that we look to the genre of horror as offering a way of thinking about the unthinkable world. To confront this idea is to confront the limit of our ability to understand the world in which we live - a central motif of the horror genre. In the Dust of This Planet explores these relationships between

Out of the Dust

Out of the Dust
  • Author : Avis Goodhart,Marti Pieper
  • Publisher : Aneko Press
  • Release : 01 November 2014
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“Don’t waste your pain,” says unlikely missionary Avis Goodhart. She didn’t – and neither should you. Despite a background of childhood abuse, dyslexia, and marital infidelity, Avis took her first international mission trip at age fifty. The church, school, and orphanage she later founded in northern Peru, all products of both her pain and her radical obedience to the Lord, have brought thousands of others out of the dust. This compelling story of an ordinary woman who serves God

Ask the Dust

Ask the Dust
  • Author : John Fante
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 18 May 2010
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Ask the Dust is a virtuoso performance by an influential master of the twentieth-century American novel. It is the story of Arturo Bandini, a young writer in 1930s Los Angeles who falls hard for the elusive, mocking, unstable Camilla Lopez, a Mexican waitress. Struggling to survive, he perseveres until, at last, his first novel is published. But the bright light of success is extinguished when Camilla has a nervous breakdown and disappears . . . and Bandini forever rejects the writer's life he

A Cup of Dust

A Cup of Dust
  • Author : Susie Finkbeiner
  • Publisher : Kregel Publications
  • Release : 27 October 2015
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Where you come from isn’t who you are “Riveting. An achingly beautiful tale told with a singularly fresh and original voice.” —Jocelyn Green, award-winning author of the Heroines Behind the Lines Civil War series Ten-year-old Pearl doesn’t understand a lot of things—why her sister’s brain doesn’t work right, why the preacher yells so much, why Jesus and the president seem to have forgotten all about Oklahoma. But she does know who she is: Pearl Spence,

Intruder in the Dust

Intruder in the Dust
  • Author : William Faulkner
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 18 May 2011
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A classic Faulkner novel which explores the lives of a family of characters in the South. An aging black who has long refused to adopt the black's traditionally servile attitude is wrongfully accused of murdering a white man.