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Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl

Author: Albert Marrin
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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The causes and results of the Dust Bowl and how the lessons learned are still used today.
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Genre/Form: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Marrin
ISBN: 9780525420774 0525420770
OCLC Number: 215176082
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010
Target Audience: 1040
Description: 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Darkness at noon --
The Great Plains world --
Conquering the Great Plains --
The coming of the farmers --
In hard times --
Dust Bowl days --
Refugees in their own land --
The New Deal --
Future dust bowls.
Responsibility: Albert Marrin.
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The causes and results of the Dust Bowl and how the lessons learned are still used today.

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Excellent resource book

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-11-19) Excellent Permalink

This resource makes the dust bowl real for readers.  It is loaded with amazing photographs and interesting information. This book covers both historical and ecological aspects of what lead up to the dust bowl, and what came out of it.  Excellent.

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