Dust for Dinner

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Perfection Learning Corporation, 1997 - 64 pages
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In this (Level 3) I Can Read book, Turner takes a sad episode in history (the Great Depression) and fashions it into a story that has depth as well as drama. . . . Realistic, nicely executed illustrations decorate every page.--ALA Booklist. Full color.

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This is the story of an Oklahoma family during the Dust Bowl. Jack, Maggie, and their parents live on a farm and raise animals, grow plants and crops, and listen to the radio until the drought comes ... Read full review

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Genre: Historical Fiction Age Appropriateness: Intermediate Review: This book is a good example of historical fiction because the fictional plot contains historical information that is accurate. Jake ... Read full review

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About the author (1997)

Ann Warren Turner was born in December 1945. She is an American poet and children's author. Her poetry works include Tickle a Pickle, Street Talk, Mississippi Mud, and Learning to Swim: a Memoir. Her picture books include Dakota Dugout, When Mr. Jefferson Came to Philadelphia: What I Learned of Freedom, Pumpkin Cat, and Sitting Bull Remembers. her novels include: A Hunter Comes Home, Rosemary's Witch, and Hard Hit. She has also won first prize in 1967 from The Atlantic Monthly college creative writing contest and first prize in 1991 from the National Council for the Social Studies for Through the Stars ansd Night Skies.

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