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Out of the Dust (Audio Cassette) (Unabridged)
Out of the Dust - Audio Cassette - Unabridged Author:Karen Hesse, Marika Mashburn (Narrator) When Billie Jo is just fourteen she must endure heartwrenching 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 dus... more »t storms, and the environmental -- and emotional -- turmoil they leave in their path. An unforgettable tribute to hope and inner strength.
Winner of the 1998 Newberry Medal and the 1998 Scott O'Dell Award.
Read by Marika Mashburn. Unabridged; 2 Cassette Tapes, 129 mins« less
Written as a free style poem, this book is heart wrenching and compelling. Vivid imagery effectively forces the reader to go through the same sorrows and joys that Billy Joe experiences. I could not put it down until I was finished.