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Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545517125

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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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.

Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse

Publisher: Ernst Klett Sprachen

ISBN: 9783125781801

Category:

Page: 159

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A Guide for Using Out of the Dust in the Classroom

Author: Sarah K. Clark

Publisher: Teacher Created Resources

ISBN: 157690623X

Category: Education

Page: 48

View: 576

A literature unit to use in class when reading Out of the Dust.

Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse,Linda Beech

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439131124

Category: Education

Page: 16

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Includes an author biography, chapter summaries, vocabulary builders, reproducibles, and cross-curricular activities for students of all learning styles for Karen Hesse's novel, "Out of the Dust."

Out of the Dust

Utah's Lost Mines and Hidden Treasures

Author: Stephen B. Shaffer

Publisher: Cedar Fort

ISBN: 9781555178932

Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Page: 205

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Literature Circle Guide

Author: Tara McCarthy,Grades 4-8 Books

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 9780439355438

Category: Education

Page: 32

View: 5138

This one-of-a-kind guide to running literature circles, based on Karen Hesse’s Out of the Dust, shows teachers how to organize small discussion groups that work! Includes stimulating questions and writing prompts that motivate students to think and respond thoughtfully. As students dive into lively discussions, they learn to identify themes, analyze vocabulary, recognize the author’s craft, and respond meaningfully to the text—all of which meet state and national language arts standards. For use with Grades 4-8.

Words In The Dust

Author: Trent Reedy

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 054557806X

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 272

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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 surgery to fix her face. These changes could mean a whole new life for Zulaikha--but can she dare to hope they'll come true?

Voices of the Dust Bowl

Author: Sherry Garland

Publisher: Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

ISBN: 9781589809642

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 40

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Voices from those who lived through the largest environmental catastrophe in American history. From 1931 to 1940, a combination of drought and soil erosion destroyed the fragile ecology and economy of the Great Plains. Evocative illustrations accompany poignant testimonies, including those of a farmer's wife, a banker, and a child who had never seen rain, to provide an emotionally charged account.

Out of the Dust

Author: Karen Hesse

Publisher: Listening Library

ISBN: 9780807280133

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

View: 7742

A Newbery Medal-winning AuthorA Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year An ALA Best Book for Young AdultsA terrible accident has transformed Billie Jo's life, scarring her inside and out. Her mother is gone. Her father can't talk about it. And the one thing that might make her feel better - playing the piano - is impossible with her wounded hands. To make matters worse, dust storms are devastating the family farm and all the farms nearby.

Study Guide - Out of the Dust

Author: BookCaps

Publisher: BookCaps Study Guides

ISBN: 1621074390

Category: Reference

Page: N.A

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The perfect companion to Karen Hesse's, "Out of the Dust," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book. This study guide is an unofficial companion and not endorsed by the author or publisher of the book. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookCaps can help. We are a small, but growing company, and are adding titles every month.

The Worst Hard Time

The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

Author: Timothy Egan

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780547347776

Category: History

Page: 352

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In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan’s National Book Award–winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows. The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression were like nothing ever seen before or since. Following a dozen families and their communities through the rise and fall of the region, Timothy Egan tells of their desperate attempts to carry on through blinding black dust blizzards, crop failure, and the death of loved ones. Brilliantly capturing the terrifying drama of catastrophe, he does equal justice to the human characters who become his heroes, “the stoic, long-suffering men and women whose lives he opens up with urgency and respect” (New York Times). In an era that promises ever-greater natural disasters, The Worst Hard Time is “arguably the best nonfiction book yet” (Austin Statesman Journal) on the greatest environmental disaster ever to be visited upon our land and a powerful reminder about the dangers of trifling with nature. This e-book includes a sample chapter of THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN.

In the Dust of This Planet

Horror of Philosophy

Author: Eugene Thacker

Publisher: John Hunt Publishing

ISBN: 1780990103

Category: Philosophy

Page: 179

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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 philosophy and horror. In Thacker's hands, philosophy is not academic logic-chopping; instead, it is the thought of the limit of all thought, especially as it dovetails into occultism, demonology, and mysticism. Likewise, Thacker takes horror to mean something beyond the focus on gore and scare tactics, but as the under-appreciated genre of supernatural horror in fiction, film, comics, and music.

Out of the Dust (9780545517126)

Author: Hesse, Karen

Publisher: Singapore Books

ISBN: N.A

Category:

Page: N.A

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Dust to Eat

Drought and Depression in the 1930's

Author: Michael L. Cooper

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 9780618154494

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 81

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Provides a look at two major events in American history--the Great Depression of 1929 and the Dust Bowl and its associated migration in the late 1930s--and the effects they had on the country throughout time with regard to social programs and domestic policies.

Heat and Dust

Author: Ruth Prawer Jhabvala

Publisher: Catapult

ISBN: 1619028220

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 188

View: 6056

A profound and powerful novel, winner of the Booker Prize Set in colonial India during the 1920s, Heat and Dust tells the story of Olivia, a beautiful woman suffocated by the propriety and social constraints of her position as the wife of an important English civil servant. Longing for passion and independence, Olivia is drawn into the spell of the Nawab, a minor Indian prince deeply involved in gang raids and criminal plots. She is intrigued by the Nawab's charm and aggressive courtship, and soon begins to spend most of her days in his company. But then she becomes pregnant, and unsure of the child's paternity, she is faced with a wrenching dilemma. Her reaction to the crisis humiliates her husband and outrages the British community, breeding a scandal that lives in collective memory long after her death.

The Music of Dolphins

Author: Karen Hesse

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192719607

Category: Children's stories

Page: 192

View: 806

A stunning novel about a 'wild girl' who is discovered swimming with the dolphins, and the story of people's attempts to make her truly human. Mila creates headlines around the world when she is rescued from an unpopulated island off the coast of Florida. Now a teenager, she has been raised by dolphins from the age of four. Researchers teach Mila language and music. She learns, too, about rules and expectations, about locked doors and broken promises, disappointment and betrayal. The more Mila finds out what it means to be human, the more deeply she longs for her island home With a highly original narrative style to mirror its plot, this is an unusual, moving and appealing story which stays in the mind long after it is read.

Out of the Dust

The History of Conservation in Oklahoma in the 20th Century

Author: F. Dwain Phillips,Mark S. Harrison

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780974923109

Category: Conservation of natural resources

Page: 108

View: 1881

In cooperation with the Oklahoma Conservation Commission and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Children Of The Dust

Author: Louise Lawrence

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446430782

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 5768

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 the subsequent slow, torturous death, which seems almost preferable to surviving in a grey, dead world, choked by dust. But then, from out of the dust and the ruins and the desolation, comes new life, a new future, and a whole brave new world...

Missing May (Scholastic Gold)

Author: Cynthia Rylant

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

ISBN: 0545630789

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 128

View: 6232

This critically acclaimed winner of the Newbery Medal joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content! Ever since May, Summer's aunt and good-as-a-mother for the past six years, died in the garden among her pole beans and carrots, life for Summer and her Uncle Ob has been as bleak as winter. Ob doesn't want to create his beautiful whirligigs anymore, and he and Summer have slipped into a sadness that they can't shake off. They need May in whatever form they can have her -- a message, a whisper, a sign that will tell them what to do next. When that sign comes, Summer with discover that she and Ob can keep missing May but still go on with their lives.

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