In sixteen-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?
Original title: Survival in the Storm: The Dust Bowl Diary of Grace Edwards, Dalhart, Texas, 1935
Genre: Fiction→ Children & Young Adult→ Historical Fiction