“Cimarron Girl: The Dust Bowl Years of Abigail Brubaker” is a fictional recollection of young Abigail s experiences on the family s Oklahoma prairie farm, located in Cimarron, the heart of the Dust Bowl. Abby s first-person account chronicles key episodes each year as the depth of the drought unfolds. As she grows, personal perspectives are woven from actual events. Readers experience the challenges, sacrifices, and dreams of farmers, whose story of loss was echoed by the millions. The Brubakers struggle to hold on to their family farm, face harsh realities, and hope for a new start in California. A journey across the Southwest over legendary Route 66 carries adventure, a chance meeting, and peels back several layers of the Great Migration.
“Cimarron Girl” reflects Dust Bowl history, but moreover, it s a story about family. When challenges are faced, virtues are to be lived. Courage, fortitude, and kindness are underlying themes at the soft heart of “Cimarron Girl.” Net profits from “Cimarron Girl” will support the Oak Clinic for Multiple Sclerosis. Oak Clinic s singular mission is to treat and empower individuals and families living with multiple sclerosis, regardless of their ability to pay.”