Out of the Dust Fun Activities

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The Dust Bowl

Create a multimedia presentation about life in Oklahoma during the dust bowl era.

Dress the Part

Do some research on the clothing styles of the 1930s in Oklahoma and come to class dressed as one of the characters.

Major Awards

OUT OF THE DUST was the winner of the Newbery Medal in 1998, Scott O'Dell Award, an ALA Notable Children's Book, an ALA "Best Book" a School Library Journal "Best Book of the Year," a Booklist "Editors' Choice" award, a Book Links "Lasting Connection," a Publishers Weekly "Best Book of the Year" and a New York Public Library "100 Titles for Reading and Sharing" selection. Do some research on these awards to understand the impact of the book and the author on the world of modern literature.

Music of the Dust Bowl Days

Do some research on the music of the Dust Bowl Era and create a...

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