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

 

  • ISBN-13: 9780517880944
  • ISBN-10: 0517880946
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: July 1993
  • Dimensions: 9.17 x 8.02 x 0.35 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.65 pounds
  • Page Count: 96
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12