The Storm in the Barn Teacher's Guide

The Storm in the Barn Teacher's Guide
Use The Storm in the Barn – a graphic novel by Matt Phelan – to teach students about the Dust Bowl and life in America during the 1930s. This teacher's guide includes historical information, book discussion questions, extension activities, and a note from the author.

Grade Levels: 5 - 8

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The Storm in the Barn
Matt Phelan

Tall tale. Thriller. Gripping historical fiction. This artful, sparely told graphic novel – a tale of a boy in Dust Bowl America – will resonate with young readers today.
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