- From the Newbery Award winning author of Across Five Aprils and Up a Road Slowly comes a tale of a brave young man’s struggle to find his own strength during the Great Depression…No Promises in the WindIn 1932, Americans’ dreams were simple: a job, food to eat, a place to sleep, and shoes without holes. But for millions of people these simple needs were nothing more than dreams. When he was just fifteen years old, Josh had to make his own way through a country of angry and frightened people. This is the story of his struggle to find a life for himself during these turbulent times.
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Kindle Price: Hardcover $4.98, Paperback $6.50, Audible $0.00
Age Range: 12 and up
Grade Level: 5 and up
Lexile Measure: 930 (What’s this?)
Paperback: 184 pages
Publisher: Berkley; Reissue edition (January 8, 2002)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.5 x 7.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars (115 customer reviews)
Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #315,666 in Books