Dust for Dinner
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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tnelson725 - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - awidmer06 - LibraryThing
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