Dust for Dinner

Dust for Dinner

Book - 1995
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Jake and Maggy lived on a farm where they loved to sing and dance to the music from Mama's radio. Then terrible dust storms came and ruined the land. The family had no choice but to auction off the farm and make the long, hard journey west to California-away from the dust storms, where the land is still green.

Along the way, Papa tries to find work, and Jake and Maggy try to help too. But what if Papa can't find a job? What if California isn't better after all?

Ann Turner's dramatic story about the dust bowl, set during the Great Depression and beautifully captured in Robert Barrett's paintings, shows how one family stays together during difficult times.

Publisher: HarperCollins, c1995.
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ISBN: 9780060233778
006023377X
9780060233761
0060233761
Call Number: TURNER
Characteristics: p.
Subjects: Easy reading.
Farm life -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile fiction.
Additional Contributors: Barrett, Robert

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