Ripley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters

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[12001]
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100th anniversary ed., 1st Tor ed.
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English
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Acclaimed author Karen Hesse's Newbery Medal-winning novel-in-verse explores the life of fourteen-year-old Billie Jo growing up in the dust bowls of Oklahoma. Out of the Dust joins the Scholastic Gold line, which features award-winning and beloved novels. Includes exclusive bonus content!"Dust piles up like snow across the prairie. . . ."A terrible accident has transformed Billie Jo's life, scarring her inside and out. Her mother is gone. Her father can't talk about it. And the one thing that might make her feel better -- playing the piano -- is impossible with her wounded hands.To make matters worse, dust storms are devastating the family farm and all the farms nearby. While others flee from the dust bowl, Billie Jo is left to find peace in the bleak landscape of Oklahoma -- and in the surprising landscape of her own heart.
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9780439306171
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078073004997
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IG: Illustrated Guide 980L
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seriesRipley's 100th anniversary
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
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subject_facetAnimals -- Miscellanea
Curiosities and wonders
Trivia and miscellanea
title_displayRipley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters
title_fullRipley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters
title_shortRipley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters
topic_facetAnimals
Curiosities and wonders
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