Remember Me
OR

 
Dust for Dinner
ILLUSTRATOR
SERIES
AGE
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
READABILITY
2.6 
PAGES
64 p.  
KEYWORDS
 
$3.39
Retail $3.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 37
Paperback
ISBN 9780064442251
Publisher Summary
Jake narrates the story of his family's life in the Oklahoma dust bowl and the journey from their ravaged farm to California during the Great Depression

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.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
Butterflies Detective Dinosaur Lost and Found Meet Mr. and Mrs. Green Blackout Pal the Pony Henry and Mudge and the Snowman Plan Buffalo Bill and the Pony Express Bat Boy & His Violin Good Night, Good Knight Thomas Edison to the Rescue Rain or Shine Umbrella Queen Helen Keller and the Big Storm Annie Oakley Saves the Day Rudy Rides the Rails : A Depression Era Story Amazing Tigers! Marco's Run Dragon's Scales Good Sports Henry and Mudge and the Tall Tree House : The Twenty-First Book of Their Adventures