Ripley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters
100th anniversary ed., 1st Tor ed.
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.
IG: Illustrated Guide 980L
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|Grouping Title||ripley s believe it or not worlds weirdest critters|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-07-01 01:45:15AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-27 04:55:34AM|
|auth_author2||Ripley, Robert L. 1890-1949.|
|author2-role||Ripley, Robert L.1890-1949.|
|available_at_plateau||Plateau Valley School|
|detailed_location_plateau||Plateau Valley School|
|display_description||Did you know ... that hippo sweat looks like blood? ... that a tiger's roar can be heard up to two miles away? ... that golden eagles will attack airplanes that fly too close to their nests? Robert Ripley explored more than 190 countries seeking the bizarre. World's Weirdest Critters is packed with wild and wacky animal facts from Ripley's updated collection! Readers test their own critter smarts by taking the "Who Am I?" quizzes and Ripley's "Brain Busters" along the way. They'll be amazed by the things some animals will do.|
|lexile_code||IG: Illustrated Guide|
|local_callnumber_plateau||599 Rip Elem Class vol.1|
599 Rip Elem Class (R) vol.1
|owning_library_plateau||Plateau Valley School|
|owning_location_plateau||Plateau Valley School|
|series||Ripley's 100th anniversary|
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
|series_with_volume||Ripley's 100th anniversary||
|subject_facet||Animals -- Miscellanea|
Curiosities and wonders
Trivia and miscellanea
|title_display||Ripley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters|
|title_full||Ripley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters|
|title_short||Ripley's believe it or not! : World's Weirdest Critters|
Curiosities and wonders