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

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Description:

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

About the Author

* Jerry Stanley was born in Highland Park, Michigan in 1941.  When he was seventeen years old, he joined the air force and was stationed in California, where he has lived ever since.

* Once out of the air force, Jerry went to college, during which time he supported himself as a rock-'n'-roll drummer on the weekends.  He received both his master's and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Arizona.  

* Jerry is now is a professor of history at California State University in Bakersfield, where he teaches courses on the American West, the American Indian, and California history.  In addition to his children's books, Jerry is the author of numerous articles for both scholarly journals and popular magazines.

* Among Jerry's hobbies are bowling, racquetball, fishing, drumming, and writing humor.  He and his wife, Dorothy, have four children and live in Bakersfield, CA.  

Product Details

ISBN:
9780517880944
Author:
Stanley, Jerry
Publisher:
Crown Publishers
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Education
Subject:
History
Subject:
Children
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - History - General
Subject:
School & Education
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Historical - United States - General
Subject:
Juveniles
Subject:
Depressions
Subject:
Migrant labor
Subject:
Droughts
Subject:
Depressions -- 1929.
Subject:
Children of migrant laborers.
Subject:
Children of migrant laborers -- Education -- California -- Arvin -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
65
Publication Date:
19930731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
9.17x8.02x.35 in. .65 lbs.
Age Level:
09-14

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