In a Cloud of Dust

byAlma FullertonIllustratorBrian Deines

Paperback | March 16, 2016

In a Cloud of Dust by Alma Fullerton
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In a Tanzanian village school, Anna struggles to keep up. Her walk home takes so long that when she arrives, it is too dark to do her homework. Working through the lunch hour instead, she doesn’t see the truck from the bicycle library pull into the schoolyard. By the time she gets out there, the bikes are all gone. Anna hides her disappointment, happy to help her friends learn to balance and steer. She doesn’t know a compassionate friend will offer her a clever solution—and the chance to raise her own cloud of dust. Brought to life by Brian Deines’ vivid oil paintings, Alma Fullerton’s simple, expressive prose captures the joy of feeling the wind on your face for the first time. Inspired by organizations like The Village Bicycle Project that have opened bicycle libraries all across Africa, In a Cloud of Dust is an uplifting example of how a simple opportunity can make a dramatic change in a child’s life.
Alma Fullerton's free-verse novels for juvenile and young adult readers have earned her multiple nominations and awards, including the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award and the CLA Book of the Year Honour. Her first picture book, A Good Trade, has been a White Ravens Choice, a Bank Street Best Book, and a nominee for the OLA Forest of Rea...
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Title:In a Cloud of DustFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:32 pages, 9.9 X 8.9 X 0.2 inShipping dimensions:32 pages, 9.9 X 8.9 X 0.2 inPublished:March 16, 2016Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.Language:English

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ISBN - 10:1772780006

ISBN - 13:9781772780000

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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