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Dust Girl

Title

Dust Girl

Authors

Sarah Zettel

Publisher

Random House

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780375869389

Pages

304 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

On the day in 1935 when her mother vanishes during the worst dust storm ever recorded in Kansas, Callie learns that she is not actually a human being.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

700L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Biracial; mixed race, biracial child

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Black / White

Family Formation

single mother

Awards

Heartland Books Recommendation for Life-Long Readers - Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2013 Young Adult
YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2013

Keywords

magic; fairies; Kansas; Dust Bowl; adventure; spirits; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

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