Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

October 21st, 2016 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by Anna, Age 11 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

This book is an amazing book by Karen Hesse. This book has a Newbery Honor award to, and is written in verse.
This girl named Billy Jo lives in a place that get a lot of dust storms! Her dad wanted her to be a boy but didn’t get one. Will a terrible accident happen to her or her family to separate them, forever? Her moms piano calms her down when she needs it. Billy Jo loves to play piano. You should read this book. It is so good.

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

February 19th, 2016 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by Dominique, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

Out Of The Dust is set up in verses and is easy for people who don’t like to read. Billy Joe has done something bad she accidentally caught her mom on fire and can never forgive herself read to find out how she deals with her life

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

June 26th, 2013 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by ALLISON, Age 12 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★½

THIS IS AN AWSOME BOOK. I TRUELY LOVE THIS BOOK. IT IS SAD BUT IS GOOD. I LIKE HOW KAREN LEAVES YOU HANGING IN EVERY CHAPTER. THERE IS A GIRL NAMED BILLIE JO AND SHE FACES ALOT OF CHALLENGES INCLUDEING DUST STORMS AND DEATHS. I TRUELY RECOMMEND THIS BOOK.

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

June 25th, 2013 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by Andrew, Age 12 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★½☆☆

Out of the Dust is a verse novel by Karen Hesse.Billie Jo lives in the dustbowl in Oklahoma with her mom and dad and a baby soon to come. It is very hard to grow crops because of the little rain and the dust storms. What will happen to Billie jo and her family if the crops dont grow?

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

June 23rd, 2013 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by Lauren, Age 12 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★☆

Out of the Dust is realistic fiction book writen by Karen Hesse. Billie Jo lives with her mom and dad in oklahoma. she loves to play the piano and is very good at it. Her dad is a farmer and grows wheat but they have huge dust storms and the dust ruins Billie Jo’s dads crops. Billie Jo’s mom is pregnate and her dad is hoping for a boy.During this great interesting book there is two deadths and that makes Billlie Jo very depressed and sad. this book is written in poems so it may get confusing but it is very well written. This book world appeal to people who like books that are written in the past

Out Of The Dust by Karen Hesse

June 19th, 2013 by

out-of-the-dust_karen-hesseSubmitted by Celia, Age 11 from Rhode Island

Rating: ★★★★½

Billie Jo lives with her mom and dad in a town where it barley rains, dust storms destroy lots of iteams, and crops are dying. Billie Jo loves playing piano and she is very talented on piano. but after the accident everything changes. her life goes downhill and lets just say shes not the same. will her life get better? what accident changed her life? your just gonna have to find out in this amazing realistic fiction book!

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse

January 5th, 2013 by

Submitted by Makayla, Age 12 from New York

Rating: ★★★★★

Out of the Dust is about a girl who lived in the time of the dustball at this period of time she lived in the desert and there is less and less water and food each day the crops are dieing and theres nothing left. She is having a ruff time in this period of time something happens to her famliy and it ends up just her and her father alone. every thing is falling apart in her life and it does slowly every day.


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