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Oklahoma Agriculture in the Classroom

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Crops — Sorghum

Year of No Rain
Mead, Alice
Dell, 2005
Grades 4-8
In the spring of 1999, hunger and thirst are constant companions to 11-year-old Stephen and his family and friends in southern Sudan as they struggle to keep their fields of sorghum and maize alive. When bombs explode in their small village, Stephen's mother tells him and his friends to quickly pack, and they run and hide, leaving with few possessions.