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All the earth, thrown to the sky

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Jack Catcher's parents are dead--his mom died of sickness and his dad of a broken heart--and he has to get out of Oklahoma, where dust storms have killed everything green, hopeful, or alive. When former classmate Jane and her little brother Tony show up in his yard with plans to steal a dead neighbor's car and make a break for Texas, Jack doesn't need much convincing. But a run-in with one of the era's most notorious gangsters puts a crimp in Jane's plan, and soon the three kids are hitching the rails among hoboes, gangsters, and con men, racing to warn a carnival wrestler turned bank robber of the danger he faces and, in the process, find a new home for themselves. This road trip adventure from the legendary Joe R. Lansdale is a thrilling and colorful ride through Depression-era America.

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ISBN:
9780385907828
9780375897481
9780385739313
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 4.5, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
760L
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Full title all the earth thrown to the sky
Author lansdale joe r
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Last Update 2018-05-24 23:14:15PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-25 01:17:52AM

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subject_facet Automobile travel -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction, Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 -- Fiction, Oklahoma -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Texas -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction
title_display All the earth, thrown to the sky
title_full All the Earth, Thrown to the Sky, All the earth, thrown to the sky / Joe R. Lansdale
title_short All the earth, thrown to the sky
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topic_facet Automobile travel, Brothers and sisters, Depressions, Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939, Historical Fiction, History, Orphans, Young Adult Fiction, Young Adult Literature