Children Of The Dust Bowl
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✏Children of the Dust Bowl The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp Book Summary : Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Ostracized as "dumb Okies," the children of Dust Bowl migrant laborers went without school--until Superintendent Leo Hart and 50 Okie kids built their own school in a nearby field.
📒Children Of The Dust Days ✍ Karen Mueller Coombs
✏Children of the Dust Days Book Summary : Focuses on the experiences of children during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s, when prolonged drought, coupled with farming techniques, caused massive erosion from Texas to Canada's wheat fields.
📒Children Of The Dust ✍ Betty Grant Henshaw
✏Children of the Dust Book Summary : The author describes growing up in a family of tenant farmers in Oklahoma during the Depression and Dust Bowl era, her father's desperate struggle to make a living for his large family, their ultimate migration to California with other Okies, and their difficult, back-breaking efforts to build a new life
📒Voices Of The Dust Bowl ✍ Sherry Garland
✏Voices of the Dust Bowl Book Summary : 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.
📒The Dust Bowl ✍ Ronald A. Reis
✏The Dust Bowl Book Summary : Housewives hung wet sheets and blankets over windows and struggled to seal every crack with gummed paper strips. A man avoided shaking hands because the static electricity generated from a dust storm might knock his greeter flat. Children's tears turned to mud. Dead cattle, when pried open, were found filled with pounds of gut-clogging dirt. The simplest thing in life, taking a breath, became life threatening. Conditions in America's prairie during the Dirty Thirties were no blind stroke of nature, however. They had their origins in human error and in the misuse of the land. The Dust Bowl recounts the factors that led to these conditions, how those affected coped, and what can be learned from the tragedy, considered by many to be America's worst prolonged environmental disaster.
📒The Dust Bowl ✍ Sue Vander Hook
✏The Dust Bowl Book Summary : An introduction to the causes, events, and consequences of the extreme drought and dust storms that affected the Great Plains during the 1930s.
📒The Depression Thematic Unit ✍ Sarah K. Clark
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📒The Dust Bowl ✍ Ann Heinrichs
✏The Dust Bowl Book Summary : Describes why the southern part of the Great Plains became known as the Dust Bowl during the 1930s, and how people coped with the conditions.
📒The Dust Bowl ✍ David Booth
✏The Dust Bowl Book Summary : Conditions are dry on Matthew's grandfather's farm, and when Matthew asks if the farm will have to be sold, his grandfather tells him the story of how their family stayed through the Big Dry, also known as the Dust Bowl.
📒The Dust Bowl Children ✍ R. Edward Waite
✏The Dust Bowl Children Book Summary : Much has been written about the Dust Bowl and about the suffering of those who lived through it. This book does not tell the story of the Dust Bowl but rather the generation that followed. It tells the story of those Texas panhandle children who were born in and around Dalhart, or who joined us at the height of the Dust Bowl and later. We are among the generation that survived the endless dust storms, to live and experience a wonderful life in our home town, to graduate from high school, to go on to colleges and jobs, and to have lives that have been beyond the dreams of our parents. These are the very personal stories and memories of the band of friends from the Class of 1954, recalling how we grew up and what we were able to accomplish in our lives.