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Out of the Dust Chapter 15

By Karen Hesse

Chapter 15

Foul as Maggoty Stew

  • Bummer. Getting on Ma's good side didn't work this time. Billie Jo asked Ma if she could miss school to play piano in a show and she said no. Billie Jo doesn't understand why Ma is against her doing the show, but thinks it's because she's jealous of the opportunities her daughter is getting.