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A Diamond in the Dust

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4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 3 Reviews

Book Description
Coal mining, dreams, tough times, and a bright spirit all combine within the pages of this vivid, romantic tale. The year is 1905, but little of the new century's optimism has made its way to the hardscrabble mining town of Buckeye City. Here sixteen-year-old Katy Sollis finds herself trying to reach for a future that's as hard to grab on to as a handful of coal dust. Flavored with the rural tang ... More
Book Information
PublisherDial Books For Young Readers
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages197
Publication Date04/01/2001
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About Carla Joinson (Author) : I've been writing for children for many years: articles, books, and testing material. I especially like history, and have incorporated historical settings in two novels. I've just finished a third nov... more
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About Phil Boatwright (Illustrator) : Phil Boatwright is a published illustrator of young adult books. A published credit of Phil Boatwright is A Diamond in the Dust.
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