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9 edition of Children of the Dust Bowl found in the catalog.

Children of the Dust Bowl

the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp

by Jerry Stanley

  • 326 Want to read
  • 6 Currently reading

Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • California,
  • Arvin,
  • Southwestern States,
  • Great Plains,
  • California.
    • Subjects:
    • Children of migrant laborers -- Education -- California -- Arvin -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Droughts -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature,
    • Depressions -- 1929 -- Southwestern States -- Juvenile literature,
    • Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 -- Juvenile literature,
    • Migrant labor -- California,
    • Depressions -- 1929

    • About the Edition

      Describes the plight of the migrant workers who traveled from the Dust Bowl to California during the Depression and were forced to live in a federal labor camp and discusses the school that was built for their children.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-80) and index.

      StatementJerry Stanley ; illustrated with photographs.
      GenreJuvenile literature.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLC5152.C2 S73 1992
      The Physical Object
      Pagination85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1700185M
      ISBN 100517587815, 0517587823
      LC Control Number92000393

        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.4/5(). Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp. Lexile This wonderful narrative focuses on a unique project in California in While it gives background about the Dust Bowl, the focus is a school built and maintained by students, with help from adults.

      Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse is a historical fiction book about a little girl named Billie Joe that lives during the Dirty Thirties or the Dust Bowl as many people call it. A historical fiction book is defined as a made-up story that is set in the past, but takes place during an . : Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp: Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be Range: $ - $

      Interesting book about the dust bowl and a school built in California for the children of the families that migrated from Oklahoma. It is an inspiring book that made me think about how we treat others in our society, especially children with no control of their situation. Read full review4/5(). 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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Children of the Dust Bowl (), a historical work by Jerry Stanley, explores a little-known aspect of the plight of the so-called “Okies” who fled the drastic weather conditions in America’s Midwest during the late s.

Using accompanying photographs taken during the era, Stanley tells a story of simultaneous American intolerance and. Children of the Dust Bowl, The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp, by Jerry Stanley, illustrated with actual photographs from the era, is the story of the migration of Okies from the Oklahoma Panhandle to the land of promises in California.

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. SAVE TO LIST. Jerry Stanley is the author of several highly praised books for young readers, including Children of the Dust Bowl, winner of the Orbis Pictus Award; I Am an American, an ALA Notable Book; and Hurry Freedom, a National Book Award nominee and winner of the Orbis Pictus Award.

He is a former professor of history at California State University/5. This book describes the plight of the migrant workers who traveled from the Dust Bowl to California during the Depression and were forced to live in a federal labor camp. 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.

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

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