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Erosion : how Hugh Bennett saved America's soil and ended the Dust Bowl / written by Darcy Pattison & illustrated by Peter Willis.

Pattison, Darcy. (Author). Willis, Peter, (illustrator.).

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Summary:

"When the dust storms of the 1930s threatened to destroy U.S. farming and agriculture, Hugh Bennett knew what to do. For decades, he had studied the soils in every state, creating maps showing soil composition nationwide. He knew what should be grown in each area, and how to manage the land to conserve the soil. He knew what to do for weathering and erosion. To do that, he needed the government's help. But how do you convince politicians that the soil needs help? Hugh Bennett knew what to do. He waited for the wind" -- Back cover.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Arlington Public Library E PAT (Text) 37812000186069 Juvenile Easy Book Branch_Only_6months 04/14/2021 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781629441498
  • ISBN: 162944149X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
  • Publisher: Little Rock, AR : Mims House, 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"When the dust storms of the 1930s threatened to destroy U.S. farming and agriculture, Hugh Bennett knew what to do. For decades, he had studied the soils in every state, creating maps showing soil composition nationwide. He knew what should be grown in each area, and how to manage the land to conserve the soil. He knew what to do for weathering and erosion. To do that, he needed the government's help. But how do you convince politicians that the soil needs help? Hugh Bennett knew what to do. He waited for the wind" -- Back cover.
Subject: Bennett, Hugh H. (Hugh Hammond), 1881-1960 > Juvenile literature.
United States. Natural Resources Conservation Service > Juvenile literature.
Soil erosion > United States > Juvenile literature.
Dust storms > Great Plains > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
Droughts > Great Plains > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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