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November 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Ruth Vander Zee
In the 1930s, as the entire United States contended with the effects of the Great Depression, dust storms raged throughout a portion of the country that had once been rich farmland. Depleted of their natural prairie grasses and farmed too harshly, eroded soils blew away as drought settled in. Like thousands of Americans during that time, Calvin and his family cling to hope as they wonder when “next year” will finally come. Ultimately, a choice will be made that will change the landscape of Calvin’s family forever.
About the Author:
Ruth Vander Zee‘s career as a children’s book author began in 2003 with the original publication of Erika’s Story, which prompted her to write four other titles featuring characters who respond to tragedy with courage and hope. Vander Zee lives with her husband in Miami, Florida.