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Keyes, Oklahoma; Goodwell, Oklahoma; Texhoma, Texas. Billie Joe travels to these cities with Arley Wanderdale and the Black Mesa Boys to play piano. 3. Flagstaff, Arizona. Billie Jo runs away from home by jumping on a freight train. She takes the train as far as Flagstaff, Arizona, realizes her home is with her Pa, and returns to Joyce City. Major Themes Major themes in Out of the Dust include loss and forgiveness, family, and the environment. Hesse’s thematic messages convey the power of the human spirit to endure and transcend the pain that accompanies adversity and tragedy.
50 Activities for Readers . . . . . . . 54 Additional Resources . . . . . . . F 6/29/00 11:11 AM Page 42 42 CliffsNotes The 1990s Newbery Medal Winners Life and Background of the Author Elaine Lobl Konigsburg is the author and illustrator of humorous, thought-provoking novels and stories for adolescents and young children. She has won the Newbery Medal twice—first for From the MixedUp Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler (1967), and then for A View From Saturday (1991). In 1967, Konigsburg’s novel Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth (1967) was named a Newbery Honor Book.
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