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Sick soil : the Dust Bowl, by Kevin Blake

Label
Sick soil : the Dust Bowl
Title
Sick soil
Title remainder
the Dust Bowl
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Blake
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On April 14, 1935 in Boise City, Oklahoma, the sky turned black as a massive, swirling cloud of dust engulfed the city. "It got so dark that you couldn't see your hand before your face," remembered one farmer. Blinded drivers drove their cars off the side of the road. Terrified cows spun in circles. People covered their faces, gasping for breath. This was one of many dark days during the Dust Bowl. Sick Soil: The Dust Bowltraces the tragic story of the devastating dust storms that swept across the Midwest in the 1930s as a result of over-farming and drought. Fascinating photos of the actual events, maps, and fact boxes enrich the compelling text. The personal and heart-breaking story will grip and inspire young readers
Member of
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10621534
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Blake, Kevin
Dewey number
973.917
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 5-8
Interest level
MG
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.B628 2018
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
5.5
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Eco-disasters
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Great Plains
  • Droughts
  • Agriculture
  • Farmers
  • Agriculture
  • Droughts
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Great Plains
  • Dust Bowl Era (1931-1939)
  • Agriculture
  • Droughts
  • Farmers
  • Great Plains
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the Dust Bowl
Label
Sick soil : the Dust Bowl, by Kevin Blake
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complete darkness -- The Great Plains -- Wheat boom -- Depression and drought -- Black blizzards -- Living in the dust -- Ailing animals -- Leaving home -- California -- Rainmakers -- The New Deal -- A changed land -- Fixing the future -- Glossary
Control code
ocn982373761
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781684022236
Lccn
2017010895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)982373761
Label
Sick soil : the Dust Bowl, by Kevin Blake
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 31) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Complete darkness -- The Great Plains -- Wheat boom -- Depression and drought -- Black blizzards -- Living in the dust -- Ailing animals -- Leaving home -- California -- Rainmakers -- The New Deal -- A changed land -- Fixing the future -- Glossary
Control code
ocn982373761
Dimensions
26 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781684022236
Lccn
2017010895
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)982373761

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