The epic disaster of the Dust Bowl brings home the cruel consequences of drought. This lively book explores what scientists and farmers learned from the Dust Bowl taught farmers, including the importance of topsoil.
And young readers can see how the Dust Bowl stacks up against other droughts in history, and what tools and technologies will help us survive future droughts.
Judy and Dennis Fradin have collectively written over 150 books. This dynamic couple is well known for their carefully researched books recounting harrowing times in history.
Their many awards include the 2004 SCBWI Golden Kite Honor book award for The Power of One: Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine, and the School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for 5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft's Flight from Slavery.