Kirkus Reviews Best of Teen's Books 2012
I did not see it coming at all and was a bit shocked at what was going on.
Highly recommended for Zettel fans and for anyone else who enjoys tales of the Dust Bowl, fairy magic, and a touch of romance.
The lore, history, and magic involved is unique and rich, and the characters read to me as very real.
great epic in the tradition of Gaiman's American gods. Interesting consideration of class and race in the depression with gruesome and fabulous fairies.Published 9 days ago by Jorj
I loved the historical setting of Dust Girl, the magic, and the ending, but everything else was kind of a mixed bag. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Angie
Lovely fairytale that takes place in the dustbowl. What a fantastic setting! This is a part of American that was almost unbelievable in it's horror. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Shelagh Leask
I was highly skeptical when I heard about this faery-inspired alternate history that takes place in the Dust Bowl during the Great Depression. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Madigan McGillicuddy
Dust Girl (2012) is the first Fantasy novel in the American Fairy Trilogy. It is set in Kansas about five years after the dust started covering the farmlands. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Arthur W. Jordin
An ambitious and mostly successful combination of magical adventure and historical novel, this story of a half fairy girl set during the dust bowl years really brings that era to... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Jaylia3
Once upon a time Callie thought she was a normal girl.
Sure, she had dust in her lungs and lived with her mama in a rundown hotel in the rundown town of Slow Run, Kansas... Read more
I loved this book. Callie is an adorable character, and the whole thing is peopled with all manner of twisted and fascinating Fairy characters, but my favorite part is the prose. Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Christian Klaver
I LOVE THIS WOMAN's imagination.I loved going to Fairyland as a child in Kansas City. My mother rode the roller coaster 17 times in a row until she and her beau ran out of money!Published on December 15, 2012 by Jane McCarthy