Listening to his grandfather’s stories about life during the “Big Dry” of the 1930s, and watching his father toil for the land he loves, Matthew learns that determination has overcome hardship in the past and likely can again.

"Reczuch's sun-bleached, dusty colours complement Booth's text perfectly, and she conjures up the modern-day and Depression-era farms - and the expanse of the Prairies - with equal ease." Quill & Quire

Winner of the Toronto Chapter IODE Award 1997 

Author David Booth
Kids Can Press 1996

Out of print: available on Amazon
Children's Books
The Dust Bowl