A Primary Source History of the Dust Bowl

A Primary Source History of the Dust Bowl

by Rebecca Ann Langston-George




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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491418444
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Series: Primary Source History
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.12(w) x 8.15(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: NC1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

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.

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