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The Dust Bowl

Ronald A. Reis - Depressions - 2009 - 129 pages
Housewives hung wet sheets and blankets over windows and struggled to seal every crack with gummed paper strips. A man avoided shaking hands because the static electricity ...
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Farming the Dust Bowl: A First-Hand Account from Kansas

Lawrence Svobida - Biography & Autobiography - 1940 - 255 pages
This is the story of Lawrence Svobida, a Kansas wheat farmer who fought searing drought, wind, erosion, and economic hard times in the Dust Bowl. It is a vivid account by a ...
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The Dust Bowl

Sue Vander Hook - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2009 - 112 pages
An introduction to the causes, events, and consequences of the extreme drought and dust storms that affected the Great Plains during the 1930s.
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The Dust Bowl: An Illustrated History

Dayton Duncan - History - 2012 - 231 pages
Draws on reports, newspaper articles, and interviews to chronicle the American Dust Bowl, providing photographs to illustrate the catastrophe as well as offer a tribute to man ...
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The Dust Bowl

John Farris - Juvenile Nonfiction - 1989 - 64 pages
Discusses the disastrous drought in the United States during the 1930s which made a "dust bowl" out of a part of the Great Plains, causing great hardship to farmers.
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The Dust Bowl

David C. King - History - 1970 - 60 pages
Examines the human and natural causes of the severe dust storms that turned much of the Great Plains into a "dust bowl" in the 1930s and describes the devastation caused by ...
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The Dust Bowl and the Depression in American History

Debra McArthur - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 128 pages
Describes the economic and environmental conditions that led to the Depression and created the Dust Bowl, causing many farming families from the Great Plains to search for jobs ...
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The Dust Bowl

Ann Heinrichs - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2005 - 48 pages
Describes why the southern part of the Great Plains became known as the Dust Bowl during the 1930s, and how people coped with the conditions.
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The Dust Bowl

David Booth - Juvenile Fiction - 1996 - 30 pages
Conditions are dry on Matthew's grandfather's farm, and when Matthew asks if the farm will have to be sold, his grandfather tells him the story of how their family stayed ...
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