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Growing up during the Dust Bowl

I will read the first book in my American HerStory Series, Dust Flowers and we will deep dive into life during the dustbowl.

Lisa Gammon Olson

45 Minute Program

 

$149


In the days before the dust storms came and scoured the earth, the mother’s garden flourished with fragrant beauty. As the dust storms devastated the soil and all green and growing things dried up; so did the mother’s smile. A young girl is determined to bring back hope and joy into her mother’s life by growing flowers in these harsh and unforgiving conditions in the early 1940’s. Imagine living your entire life without EVER experiencing a drop of rain! What was it like for kids growing up during the Depression and the Dust Bowl?

About the Author

Lisa Gammon Olson lives in Coon Valley, Wisconsin. She is the author of Tales From American HerStory Series with Eifrig Publishing. (Dust Flowers, Sewing The Magic In, The Cheese Song & Remembering Green). She is also the author of the Award-Winning Picture Book "And The Trees Began To Move" and a coming-of-age chapter book for Tweens- "Fig Newton Summer".

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