out of the dust

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

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Karen Hesse
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This book tells the story of a girl named Billie Jo who lives with her mother in a coal mining town.Billie Jo is teased for being too smart and different from the other children in town. She finds refuge in books, nature, and her pet cat. One day she gets lost after exploring her mother's mine and has to face the world outside of her home for the first time. As she returns to town, she realizes that things are not as they seem.This book is about adapting in life, being strong when people doubt you, and finding your own way despite what others say or do.

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Shakarg
Daughter of the desert, child of the dust--a girl living in a world that is so dry that it can kill, and in a time before the sun could provide enough heat. A girl who has seen her mother die, who has seen the animals die. Read about this girl's journey to find water, her love for a boy and her triumph.This is a great book about an arid region in Israel where people live without drinking water or heating their homes.
Tujin
This book is about the life of a girl named Poppa. The book starts out on the day when Poppa and her family move from their home in Massachusetts to Colorado. The story is told from the point of view of an old man as he tells the reader about his memories of Poppa. This is a story about coming to terms with the past and finding peace in your heart.This book was very interesting and well written. The story is told in the perspective of an
Faelrajas
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Zutilar
I needed to write a literature review about Out Of The Dust and Alias Grace books. I read Out Of The Dust with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Karen Hesse is a wonderful writer.