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Author Stanley, Jerry, 1941-

Title Children of the Dust Bowl : the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp / Jerry Stanley ; illustrated with photographs.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York : Crown, [1992]
©1992
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  371.9675 STA    AVAILABLE
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Description 85 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 78-80) and index.
Summary 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.
Subject Children of migrant laborers -- Education -- California -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Droughts -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Southwestern States -- Juvenile literature.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains -- Juvenile literature.
Migrant labor -- California -- Juvenile literature.
Children of migrant laborers -- Education -- California -- History -- 20th century.
Droughts -- Southwestern States -- History -- 20th century.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Great Plains.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Southwestern States.
Migrant labor -- California.
ISBN 0517587823 (lib. bdg.) : $15.99
0517587815 : $15.00 ($19.00 Can.)
0517880946 (pbk.)
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