Fourteen-year-old Katelan Janke writes this exciting and harrowing tale of Grace Edwards and her family's struggle to survive the dangers and despair of the American Dust Bowl.
In fourteen-year-old Katelan Janke's first Dear America book, we meet Grace Edwards, a little girl growing up in the heart of the Texas panhandle, in the midst of the Dust Bowl. Fierce, dust-filled winds ravage the plains and threaten the town's agricultural livelihood, creating poverty and despair among Grace's neighbors. Will her family's farm survive?---from the publisher
190 pages 978-0439215992 Ages 9-13
Keywords: diary, historical fiction, Dust Bowl, American history, survival, family life, farm, poverty, 9 year old, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old, part of a series