Out of the Dust

Karen Hesse

Summry

Out of the Dust is a beautiful book. The story starts in 1934 with a girl named Billy Joe which is 13 years old and lives on a prairie in Oklahoma. Her Father wanted a boy instead of a girl: that's why she was named Billy Joe. Later in the story her mother becomes pregnant. Then all of a sudden there is a dust storm that lasts for days. Billy still goes through her normal routine ( school, farming ex.). During the dust storm her mother starts to give birth.
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