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Children of the Dust Bowl : The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
by Jerry Stanley


Overview - Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath . Ostracized as "dumb Okies," the children of Dust Bowl migrant laborers went without school--until Superintendent Leo Hart and 50 Okie kids built their own school in a nearby field.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Illus. with photographs from the Dust Bowl era. This true story took place at the emergency farm-labor camp immortalized in Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Ostracized as "dumb Okies," the children of Dust Bowl migrant laborers went without school--until Superintendent Leo Hart and 50 Okie kids built their own school in a nearby field.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780517880944
  • ISBN-10: 0517880946
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group (NY)
  • Publish Date: July 1993
  • Page Count: 85
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/20th Century
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