Marrin, Albert.

Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl / Albert Marrin. - 1st ed. - New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2009. - 128 p. : ill. ; 24 x 29 cm.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 126) and index.

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.

The causes and results of the Dust Bowl and how the lessons learned are still used today.

Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2010

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F595 / .M343 2009