The Dust Bowl

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Capstone, Mar 4, 2011 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Describes how dry, dusty winds and a terrible drought affected farmers and ranchers in the Great Plains for nearly 10 years in the 1930's, labeling the region as the Dust Bowl.

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User Review  - LeilaniKTaylor - LibraryThing

Told the story of the dust storms in the 1930's and how it affected farmers and many lives for years. I may have learned about this event in history, but I felt like it was the first time I ever heard ... Read full review

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User Review  - Marcia - Goodreads

Very nice summary of the Dust Bowl era. Lots of facts, a photo on every page, timeline, and a list of important people. Read full review


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Ann Heinrichs grew up in Fort Smith, Arkansas, and lives in Chicago. She is the author of more that one hundred books for children and young adults on Asian, African, and U.S. history and culture. Ann has also written numerous newspaper, magazine, and encyclopedia articles. She is an award-winning martial artist, specializing in t'ai chi empty-hand and sword forms. Ann has traveled widely throughout the United States, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. In exploring each state for this series, she rediscovered the people, history, and resources that make this a great land, as well as the concerns we share with people around the world.

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