Apple Signature Edition: Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse (1999, Paperback)
This gripping story, written in sparse first-person, free-verse poems, is the compelling tale of Billie Jo's struggle to survive during the dust bowl years of the Depression. With stoic courage, she l...
Pros: well told, interesting idea, great glimpse into a time period
Cons: I wanted to like Billie Jo more