out of the dust

karen hesse

the characters

the Billie Joe

the mom

the dad

the best friend

and the boy/girl that is on the way

summary so far

they just found out that the mom is pregnant and the dad wants it to be a boy and billies best friend is about to leave because her family is about to mover to California and Billie Joe is very sad.

the setting

the setting is in Oklahoma.

conflict

something happened there was like a storm