Out of the Dust Summary
Karen Hesse

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Out of the Dust Overview

Out of the Dust is an award-winning novel written by Karen Hesse. Set in Joyce City, Oklahoma, during the mid-1930s, the book is narrated by Billie Jo, the only child of the Kelby family. As the story unfolds, readers learn about the family’s struggles, which include financial problems and environmental setbacks.

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