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Shusterman, Neal

Summary: A lengthy California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, turning Alyssa's quiet suburban street into a warzone, and she is forced to make impossible choices if she and her brother are to survive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster BFYR 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC SHU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC SHU

Shusterman, Neal

Summary: When the California drought escalates to catastrophic proportions, Alyssa's quiet suburban street spirals into a warzone in the hunt for water. And that's when her parents go missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Turk, Evan

Summary: In a time of drought in the Kingdom of Morocco, a storyteller and a boy weave a tale to thwart a Djinn and his sandstorm from destroying their city.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE TUR

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE TUR

Brown, Don

Summary: A graphic novel account of the giant dust storms in the Midwest in the 1930s discusses the ecological and agricultural damage caused by the storms.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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1 available in Graphic Novels, Call number: J 978.032 BRO

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC BRO

Loh-Hagan, Virginia

Summary: "The events surrounding the Dust Bowl did not look the same to everyone involved. Step back in time and into the shoes of an Oklahoma farmer, a migrant farm worker, and a government journalist as readers act out scenes that took place in the midst of this historic event. Written with simplified, considerate text to help struggling readers, books in this series are made to build confidence as...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 45th Parallel Press/Cherry Lake Publishing 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.917 LOH

Baldwin, Cindy

Summary: Twelve-year-old Della Kelly of Maryville, North Carolina, tries to come to terms with her mother's mental illness while her father struggles to save the farm from a record-breaking drought.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: FIC BAL

Franchino, Vicky.

Summary: Demonstrates how readers can use their math skills to learn more about droughts, and highlights the role math plays in studying environmental phenomena.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Pub. 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 551.5773 FRA

Brundle, Joanna

Summary: Readers are introduced to the perils of famine and drought and the lasting effects they have on Earth's geography and human population. This captivating text brings forth how famine and drought happen, what measures are taken to avoid them, and how they have impacted different parts of the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: KidHaven Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 363.3 BRU

Rajczak, Michael

Summary: The 2015 drought in California continually made national news—but it’s not the only place that’s battled a lack of water in recent years. Droughts disrupt the water cycle, crop production, and the everyday lives of people and animals living in the region. Can they be prevented? Readers are introduced to why droughts happen and how they’re dealt with when they do. An emphasis on conservation and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2017

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Bacigalupi, Paolo.

Summary: The American Southwest has been decimated by drought. Nevada and Arizona skirmish over dwindling shares of the Colorado River, while California watches, deciding if it should just take the whole river all for itself. Into the fray steps Las Vegas water knife Angel Velasquez. Detective, assassin, and spy, Angel "cuts" water for the Southern Nevada Water Authority, ensuring that lush, luxurious...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAC

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bacigalupi 2015

Marsico, Katie

Summary: "Learn all about the wettest and driest places on Earth and find out what it takes for life to survive in these extreme locations."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 551.6 MAR

Langston-George, Rebecca

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Dust Bowl"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973.917 LAN

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperTrophy 2004

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MAC

Meadows, Rae

Summary: "Annie Bell can't escape the dust. It's in her hair, covering the windowsills, coating the animals in the barn, in the corners of her children's dry, cracked lips. It's 1934 and the Bell farm in Mulehead, Oklahoma is struggling as the earliest storms of The Dust Bowl descend. All around them the wheat harvests are drying out and people are packing up their belongings as storms lay waste to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC MEA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Ficiton Meadows 2016

Young, Ed

Summary: Lord Cat lives a lavish lifestyle until drought strikes Hunger Mountain, but when he goes to seek sustenance, he finds much more than food.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE YOU

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE YOU

Summary: The wandering warrior Balsa is hired to protect Prince Chagum from both a mysterious monster and the prince's father, the Mikado.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anime Works 2011

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Byler, Linda

Summary: "Hannah, a feisty young Amish woman, lives on her family's farm in North Dakota. As the local Amish community begins to thrive, a terrible drought and a windmill fire devastate their business and the community. Hannah must choose whether to stay in North Dakota or move back to Lancaster, Pennsylvania, with the other Amish families that are leaving"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2019

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Aardema, Verna.

Summary: A cumulative rhyme relating how Ki-pat brought rain to the drought-stricken Kapiti Plain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Press 1981

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE AAR

Egan, Timothy.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Tantor Media 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Audiobook on MP3 CD, Call number: MP3CD 978.03 EGA

MacHale, D. J.

Summary: Taking advantage of a severe drought and the long-standing distrust between two tribes, the demonic Saint Dane attempts to take over Loor's home planet of Zadaa, opposed once again by the teenaged Pendragon and other Travelers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC MAC

MacLachlan, Patricia.

Summary: When a drought tests the commitment of a mail-order bride from Maine to her new home on the prairie, her stepchildren hope they will be able to remain a family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 1994

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC MAC

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED MAC

Reis, Ronald A.

Summary: Housewives hung wet sheets and blankets over windows, struggling to seal every crack with gummed paper strips. A man avoided shaking hands, lest the static electricity gathered from a dust storm knock his greeter flat. Children's tears turned to mud. Horses chewed feed filled with dust particles that sandpapered their gums raw. Dead cattle, when pried open, were filled with pounds of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea House 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 978.032 REI

Summary: A family and their dog struggle to survive in drought-stricken Northeast Brazil.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Yorker Video 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN VID

Barnett, Cynthia

Summary: Weaving together science with the human human story of our ambition to control rain, Barnett tells the story of rain-- elemental, mysterious, precious, and destructive.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 551.6 BAR