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Children of the Dust Bowl

The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp

by Jerry Stanley

eBook
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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Publisher: Random House Children's Books

Kindle Book

  • Release date: November 26, 2014

OverDrive Read

  • ISBN: 9780307792471
  • Release date: November 26, 2014

EPUB eBook

  • ISBN: 9780307792471
  • File size: 43524 KB
  • Release date: November 26, 2014

Formats

Kindle Book
OverDrive Read
EPUB eBook

Languages

English

Levels

Lexile® Measure:1120
Text Difficulty:7-9

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.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Expand title description text