Study Guide

Out of the Dust Chapter 71

By Karen Hesse

Chapter 71

No Good

  • Apparently, the concert at school doesn't go so well. Billie Jo says she thinks Arley gets the message now and knows she can't do it.
  • Let's be real, though: She just beat out a bunch of other people at a talent show and has been playing for most of her life. We here at Shmoop believe she can.