The book The Dust Bowl, Diary of Grace Edwards is about a girl named Grace, her sister Ruth, her ma and pop, and her best friend Helen. They live in Dalhart, Texas. Their town and places around they are having hard times because it is the Great Depression, crops are dying, Grace's dad can't afford to buy seeds for next year because they barely had enough but they got a few. Helen left Dalhart, she moved to California. It has been dry but finally rain has come down. Sadie won first place in the Dramatic Competition Grace was devastated and she cried. their cow, Rosie had been sold for money to buy seeds for the season. And dandelion almost got dust pneumonia and the veterinarian had to come and get the dust and dirt out of her stomach.