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Someplace to Call Home

Winner! Western Writers of America 2020 Spur Award -  Best Western Juvenile Fiction Category. In 1933, what's left of the Turner family--twelve-year-old Hallie and her two brothers--finds itself driving the back roads of rural America. The children have been swept up into a new migratory way of life. America is facing two devastating crises: the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. Hundreds of thousands of people in cities across the country have lost jobs. In rural America it isn't any better as crops suffer from the never-ending drought. Driven by severe economic hardship, thousands of people take to the road to seek whatever work they can find, often splintering fragile families in the process. As the Turner children move from town to town, searching for work and trying to cobble together the basic necessities of life, they are met with suspicion and hostility. They are viewed as outsiders in their own country. Will they ever find a place to call home? New York Times-bestselling author Sandra Dallas gives middle-grade readers a timely story of young people searching for a home and a better way of life.
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Number of Pages 240
Dimensions 5.5 x 8

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Available Formats Hardcover (9781585364145), Paperback (9781585364152), Hosted ebook (9781534146556)
Publication Date 10/01/2019
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Language English
Copyright 2019
Dewey [Fic]
Lexile 580