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.
1932, American’s 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 those turbulent times.
No Promises in the Wind was
awarded the 1971 Charles W. Follett Award.
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