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 qdumb Okies, q 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. From the Trade Paperback edition.One high-ranking school official in the Vineland School District called the superintendenta#39;s office and scolded Leo: ... Soon Leoa#39;s office was flooded with letters from angry parents protesting his plan. ... their own school. lt would be a different school, he thought. lt would be more than bricks and buildings, more than lessonsanbsp;...
|Title||:||Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp|
|Publisher||:||Knopf Books for Young Readers - 2014-11-26|