The Dust Bowl

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Kids Can Press Ltd, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 30 pages
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Looking out the farmhouse window, Matthew's grandfather tells him about the Big Dry of the 1930s, which turned golden wheat fields into a dust bowl. Fifty years later, another drought is upon them and, once again, this prairie family clings to the hope of seeing their land green. Evocative illustrations capture life on the prairies in this powerful story of one family's determination to hold on to its farm.

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User Review  - Jamal Scott - Goodreads

The title of the book is in a big black font. There's a man and a boy on the cover. When you open the cover there's a description of the book on the inside. This book is basically about how during the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jayna - Goodreads

A picture book about a boy named Matthew who lives on a family farm. A drought leads Matthew's grandpa to tell him about the last drought they suffered through during the 1930's and the hope they had to hold on to in order to survive. Read full review

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About the author (1996)

David Booth is a university professor, author and anthologist of more than thirty books. His lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Karen Reczuch has illustrated many award winning children's books, including Morning on the Lake and The Dust Bowl, winner of the 1997 Toronto Chapter I.O.D.E. Award. She lives in Acton, Ontario with her two children.

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