Remember Me
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Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp
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ILLUSTRATOR
 
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TYPE
AGE
Children's - 3rd-7th Grade, Age 8-12 
READABILITY
6.7 
PAGES
96 p. ; 
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PUBLISHER
$9.89
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Quality Paper
ISBN 9780517880944
Publisher Summary
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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