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Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl

Years of Dust

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Marrin,Albert

Source:

Dutton Children's Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.128 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr F595 .M343 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8442755

Keywords:

1931-1939--Juvenile literature, Depressions--1929--Great Plains--Juvenile literature, Droughts--Great Plains--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Dust Bowl Era, Dust storms--Great Plains--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Farm life--Great Plains--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Farmers--Great Plains--Social conditions--20th century--Juvenile literature, Great Plains--History--20th century--Juvenile literature, Great Plains--Social conditions--20th century--Juvenile literature, School Library Journal Best Books 2009

Abstract:

Contents: Prologue : darkness at noon -- The Great Plains world -- Conquering the Great Plains -- The coming of the farmers -- In hard times -- Dust Bowl days -- Refugees in their own land -- The New Deal -- Future dust bowls.; Summary: The causes and results of the Dust Bowl and how the lessons learned are still used today.

Notes:

Lexile measure 1040; ages 9-18