An acclaimed historian explains the causes and impact of the Dust Bowl, from its rich cultural legacy to visionary conservation efforts. "A lucid and powerful book."—The New York Times
Common Core Alignment:
RI.8.2. Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas; provide an objective summary of the text.
National Endowment for Humanities Medal
ALA Notable Children's Books
SLJ Best Books
Kirkus Best Young Adult Books
NCSS Notable Social Studies Trade Book for Young People