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




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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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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: 9780307792471
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Imprint: Knopf Books for Young Readers
  • Date: Nov 2014
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Random House, Inc.
 

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