This title examines an important historic event, the Dust Bowl. Readers will learn the history of the United States leading up to the Dust Bowl, key players and happenings in the Dust Bowl, and the event's effect on society. Color photos, detailed maps, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company. Grades 6-9.
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