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Author: Karen Hesse
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Signature, 1999, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Novela juvenil
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0590371258 9780590371254 0590376195 9780590376198 9780613119535 0613119533
OCLC Number: 49964283
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1998
Description: 227 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: After words: --
About the author --
Behind the scenes : writing Out of the dust --
Q & A with Karen Hesse --
Photographing the great depression --
Billie Jo's world --
Make your own applesauce --
Extracts from Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal speech.
Responsibility: Karen Hesse.

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In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

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