Feb 16, 2020
Dixie Storms
Posted by Barbara Hall

Dutch Peyton has spent all of her fourteen years in the small farming town of Marston, Virginia, and life is pretty good It seems so, at least, until that blazing hot drought plagued summer when Dutch s sophisticated and apparently flawless cousin, Norma arrives Norma knows all about life, all about love, all about how to get what she wants and she s ready to teach DutcDutch Peyton has spent all of her fourteen years in the small farming town of Marston, Virginia, and life is pretty good It seems so, at least, until that blazing hot drought plagued summer when Dutch s sophisticated and apparently flawless cousin, Norma arrives Norma knows all about life, all about love, all about how to get what she wants and she s ready to teach Dutch everything she knows But even with Norma s advice, Dutch can t seem to decipher the feelings of red haired Ethan Cole And she feels helpless against the drought crippling both the tobacco crop and her family s morale Dutch s troubles build like summer rain clouds as she uncovers family secrets that threaten to bring changes as powerful as the Dixie storm so desparately needed by the parched land.Includes an interview with the author.

  • Title: Dixie Storms
  • Author: Barbara Hall
  • ISBN: 9780152057565
  • Page: 379
  • Format: Paperback
  • Dixie Storms Dutch Peyton has spent all of her fourteen years in the small farming town of Marston Virginia and life is pretty good It seems so at least until that blazing hot drought plagued summer when Dutch

    Amanda

    I read this book over and over in my jr high to high school years I can barely remember it now but I remember how much I loved it then and surely that is worth 5 stars.


    Victoria Hayhurst

    I have just finished reading Dixie Storms There are six main characters in the book Dutch is fourteen years old and is a busy person Her real name is Margaret but her papa called her Dutch since she was a little kid She is either doing chores or is with her friends Bodean is Dutch s nephew Bodean is short for Bobby Dean and he has a big attitude towards everyone Norma is Dutch s cousin and is fourteen years old She is visiting for the summer from Richmond She is beautiful and sophisticated, dete [...]


    Presley

    This is one of the first books that I have read of Barbara Hall and I thought it was a pretty good book Barbara Hall does a good job of explaining each of the people in the book This book is about a girl named Dutch and her family one of Dutch s cousin comes that she has never met Dutch is excited and somewhat not excited about her cousin coming After Dutch s cousin comes Dutch is very mysterious about her cousin she does a lot of different things than Dutch does since her cousin is from a bigge [...]


    Cara

    This is one of the only books I won I was so excited when I received a copy in 5th grade As the years have passed somewhere along the way I must have given it away or something along those lines.I do remembering like it very much and even read it twice It would be cool to able to receive this edition that has the author s interview What I do distinctly remember was that her brother was named Storm and she was in charge of cooking I remember I could feel the weather and hometown through the pages [...]


    J. B.

    This book certainly kept my attention I m sometimes skeptical of reading modern books I m a fan of old books classics But, this was definitely enjoyable I read it while on a road trip across the states and I found myself quite unhappy when I finished it It as an enjoyable, coming of age story


    Kim

    Fun read.


    Jennifer

    Good teen read I could see it being read in an English class.


    Leah

    One of my favorites when I was a teenager It really stuck with meobably because it s about a small town girl.


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    Victorine

    Loved this book as a child.



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