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Survival in the Storm

Survival in the Storm

Series: Dear America
by Katelan Janke
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?
Ages
9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Lexile Measure
990L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
X
Number of Pages
192
Genre
Diaries and Journals, Historical Fiction

About the Author

Katelan Janke On Christmas Eve, 1999, Katelan Janke received a letter from Scholastic, Inc. asking her to turn her original Dear America contest entry into a full-length manuscript. What an incredible Christmas surprise! states Katelan.

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