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

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

Written by Jerry StanleyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Jerry Stanley


· Crown Books for Young Readers
· Trade Paperback · July 13, 1993 · $10.99 · 978-0-517-88094-4 (0-517-88094-6)


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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.