The 1930s were a tough time. The Great Depression left many people jobless and penniless. Dust storms and drought led to failed crops. Livestock died. People thought things couldn't get much worse. Then, on April 14, 1935, the sky turned black. For hours, an enormous dust blizzard blanketed the country in darkness. Now readers can step back in time to learn about what led up to this terrifying storm, how the tragic event unfolded, and the ways in which one dark day changed America forever.