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Voices of the dust bowl

Author: Sherry Garland; Judy Hierstein
Publisher: Gretna, La. : Pelican Pub. Co., 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Voices from those who lived through the largest environmental catastrophe in American history. From 1931 to 1940, a combination of drought and soil erosion destroyed the fragile ecology and economy of the Great Plains. Evocative illustrations accompany poignant testimonies, including those of a farmer's wife, a banker, and a child who had never seen rain, to provide an emotionally charged account.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Nonfiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sherry Garland; Judy Hierstein
ISBN: 9781589809642 1589809645
OCLC Number: 699379043
Awards: Commended for Oklahoma Book Award (Children/Young Adult) 2013
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 25 x 28 cm.
Responsibility: by Sherry Garland ; illustrated by Judith Hierstein.

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Voices from those who lived through the largest environmental catastrophe in American history. From 1931 to 1940, a combination of drought and soil erosion destroyed the fragile ecology and economy of the Great Plains. Evocative illustrations accompany poignant testimonies, including those of a farmer's wife, a banker, and a child who had never seen rain, to provide an emotionally charged account.

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