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The Resource Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl, Albert Marrin

Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl, Albert Marrin

Label
Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl
Title
Years of dust
Title remainder
the story of the Dust Bowl
Statement of responsibility
Albert Marrin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An illustrated history of the Dust Bowl, telling the story of the land, the people who transformed it, and the terrible price they paid. As Earth's populations grow and land continues to erode, it is a story that concerns not only America's Dust Bowl, but the future of our world
Awards note
National Endowment for Humanities Medal, 2008.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marrin, Albert
Dewey number
978/.032
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
BR
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
F595
LC item number
.M343 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
7.4
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Depressions
  • Dust storms
  • Droughts
  • Farm life
  • Farmers
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Depressions
  • Droughts
  • Farm life
  • Farmers
  • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
  • Great Plains
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl, Albert Marrin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map and timeline on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-126) 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
  • 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
  • Prologue : 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
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780525420774
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn215176082
  • (Sirsi) o215176082
  • (OCoLC)215176082
Label
Years of dust : the story of the Dust Bowl, Albert Marrin
Publication
Note
Map and timeline on endpapers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-126) 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
  • 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
  • Prologue : 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
Dimensions
24 x 29 cm.
Extent
128 pages
Isbn
9780525420774
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008013898
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn215176082
  • (Sirsi) o215176082
  • (OCoLC)215176082

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