Dust for Dinner

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Perfection Learning Corporation, Feb 1, 1997 - 64 pages
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Jake and Maggy lived on a farm where they loved to sing and dance to the music from Mama's radio. Then terrible dust storms came and ruined the land. The family had no choice but to auction off the farm and make the long, hard journey west to California-away from the dust storms, where the land is still green.

Along the way, Papa tries to find work, and Jake and Maggy try to help too. But what if Papa can't find a job? What if California isn't better after all?

Ann Turner's dramatic story about the dust bowl, set during the Great Depression and beautifully captured in Robert Barrett's paintings, shows how one family stays together during difficult times.

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User Review  - Jayna - Goodreads

Jake and Maggy's life is turned upside down when their father loses his job and the farm. They set out for California like many at the time did. This story is about how a family holds on to hope during the Great Depression/Dust Bowl era. Read full review

About the author (1997)

Turner lives with her husband, Richard, and their two children, Benjamin and Charlotte.

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