The Dust Bowl (American Horse Tales #1)

by Michelle Jabès Corpora (Author)

Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Set in the 1930s Oklahoma, this American Horse Tale is the story of a young girl who makes the difficult decision to leave her family and move to California so she can stay with her horse. A young girl named Ginny and her family are dealing with the hardships of the Great Depression, and in order to survive, her dad decides they must sell their horse, and Ginny's best friend, Thimble. But Ginny will do anything in order to find a way for them to stay together, and chooses to leave her family in Oklahoma and travel west to California. The Dust Bowl is part of a series of books written by several authors highlighting the unique relationships between young girls and their horses.

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Michelle Jabès Corpora
Michelle Jabès Corpora is a writer, editor, community organizer, and martial artist. In addition to working in the publishing industry for more than a dozen years as an editor and concept developer, she has ghostwritten five novels in a long-running middle grade mystery series. American Horse Tales: The Dust Bowl is Michelle's first novel under her own name. Her second novel, The Fog of War: Martha Gellhorn at the D-Day Landings (Pushkin Press), also publishes in 2021.
Classification
Fiction
ISBN-13
9780593225257
Lexile Measure
780L
Guided Reading Level
N/A
Publisher
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
June 20, 2021
Series
American Horse Tales
BISAC categories
JUV016150 - Juvenile Fiction | Historical | United States - 20th Century
JUV014000 - Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
JUV002130 - Juvenile Fiction | Animals | Horses
Library of Congress categories
History
20th century
Families
Family life
California
Moving, Household
Oklahoma
Horses
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Poor
Oklahoma City (Okla.)

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