Books Like A Fine White Dust by Cynthia Rylant | Suggested Reading

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Pete eventually finds that he does not need church so much, but he still needs God. This is what Margaret discovers in Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume (1970).

Both religion and regionalism are important aspects of Katherine Paterson's Jacob Have I Loved (1980); however, the plot and themes are very different from A Fine White Dust.

Which Way Courage? by Eiveen Weinman (1981) is about an Amish girl who must make decisions about religion even though it means a break from her family.

There are quite a few books that take place in isolated mountain regions with strong but poor characters. The following list of books have the regional flavor of A Fine White Dust, but they do not have religion as the central theme.

If one of the purposes of teaching A Fine White Dust is to show how regional stories are developed...

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