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

By: Jerry Stanley
Formats: Trade Paperback
Imprint: Crown Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 9780517880944
1993-07-13 - $10.99

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.