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

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4.1 out of 5
Based on 250 Ratings and 80 Reviews

Book Description
From Scholastic, Inc. Approximately 9 X 8 inches. Illustrated with photographs. "Children of the Dust Bowl" is the compelling story of the 'Okie' migration to California of the 1930s and of the construction and life of a remarkable school at a farm workers' camp there. Told largely in the words of the migrants themselves, and generously illustrated with period photographs, this memorable book prov... More
Book Information
PublisherScholastic, Inc.
BindingPaperback (10 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages85
Publication Date/1992
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About Jerry Stanley (Author) : Jerry Stanley is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Jerry Stanley include Cowboys & Longhorns: A Portrait of the Long Drive, Children of the Dust Bowl: The True S... more
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10/5/2007 Cindy Lovell said: The photographs are haunting, but the story is all triumph. My 5th graders loved this. Be brave... read it along with Grapes of Wrath. Trust me, they can handle it!
tags: Inspirational

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