In the 1930s huge dust storms swept through the Great Plains. Farmers lost their crops. Businesses closed. Hundreds of people moved West for the chance of a fresh start. Hear the words they spoke. Read the words they read. And see the differing points of view about the Dust Bowl through the eyes of the people who lived it.
About the Author
Rebecca Langston-George is a middle school language arts teacher who also trains teachers in writing instruction. Her articles, poetry and puzzles have appeared in many children’s magazines. When she’s not at the keyboard Rebecca volunteers for the local chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). She is also a past president of the Kern Reading Association. The granddaughter of a fabulous flapper, Rebecca lives in Bakersfield, California.
Table of Contents
A black blizzard The dust bowl Life in the dirty thirties California, here we come A permanent home.