One Book, Every Freshman: Out of the Dust
a project of the Lewisburg Area High School and
The Public Library for Union County

During the summer 0f 2014, all incoming Lewisburg Area High School freshmen are readingĀ Out of the Dust, a work of historical fiction written in free verse by Karen Hesse. The book was awarded a Newbery Medal in 1998. In the fall, teachers at LAHS are using Out of the Dust in their classes.

If you enjoyed Out of the Dust click here for More Novels in Verse to enjoy!

Here are some interesting Dust Bowl links:

  • American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl A story of the farmers who came to the Southern Plains of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas dreaming of prosperity, and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death. From WBGH
  • Images of the U.S. Dust Bowl from the Library of Congress
  • Prairie Settlement: Nebraska Photographs and Family Letters

  • One Book, Every Sophomore: Storming the Tulips a project of the Lewisburg Area High School and The Public Library for Union County

    During the summer of 2014, all incoming Lewisburg Area High School sophomores are reading Storming the Tulips, a book in translation, originally published in the Netherlands. The book includes 24 memoirs of students who attended the 1st Montessori School in Amsterdam at the same time as Anne Frank. In the fall, teachers at LAHS are using Storming the Tulips in their classes.

    If you enjoyed reading Storming the Tulips click here for More Stories of World War II and The Holocaust. Also, check out these World War II Films.

    Here are some interesting Holocaust Links

    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

    Anne Frank Museum in Amsterdam

    The Jewish Virtual Library

    Area schools

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    Lewisburg Area School District

    Mifflinburg Area School District

    Milton Area School District

    Warrior Run School District