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Author Cooper, Michael L., 1950-
Title Dust to eat : drought and depression in the 1930's / Michael L. Cooper
Imprint New York : Clarion Books, c2004
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 Margate - Juv Non-Fiction  973.917 COO    AVAILABLE
Description xi, 81 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 75-76) and index
Contents The "Okie" problem -- The dirty thirties -- "Dust to eat, dust to breathe, dust to drink" -- California-bound -- Harvest gypsies -- Crisis in the valley -- World War II ends the Depression
Summary Provides a look at two major events in American history--the Great Depression of 1929 and the Dust Bowl and its associated migration in the late 1930s--and the effects they had on the country throughout time with regard to social programs and domestic policies
Subject United States -- History -- 1919-1933 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile literature
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Droughts -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Dust storms -- Great Plains -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
Migrant labor -- California -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- Juvenile literature
United States -- History -- 1919-1933
United States -- History -- 1933-1945
Depressions -- 1929 -- Juvenile Literature
Droughts -- Great Plains -- Juvenile Literature
Dust storms -- Great Plains -- Juvenile Literature
ISBN 9780618154494 : HRD $17.00
0618154493 : HRD $17.00
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