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

Book review by Tanya Smith, Common Sense Media
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Powerful story of 1930s Dust Bowl families.

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age 10+

Great history of the Dust Bowl

Excellent description of what the Okies endured during the Dust Bowl and migration to California's central valley. The creation of a school just for the Dust Bowl kids is an inspiring story.

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Book Details

  • Author: Jerry Stanley
  • Genre: History
  • Book type: Non-Fiction
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: January 1, 1992
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 86
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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