Jerry Stanley Writing Styles in Children of the Dust Bowl: The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp

Jerry Stanley
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Perspective

Children of the Dust Bowl - The True Story of the School at Weedpatch Camp, is written in the third person narrative. Author Jerry Stanley is a professor of history at Cal State University in Bakersfield and the author of many scholarly essays and articles for mainstream magazines. For his book, Stanley was able to interview many of the principals of the story of the Weedpatch School, including its creator, Leo Hart, its first principal, Pete Bancroft, and numerous former teachers and students. Through these interviews, the perspective of the story is taken from those who were actually part of this historical saga. By including the voices of those who participated in the school and went through the experience first-hand, the story takes on a genuine character and identity.

The incident is part of American history and the bias and cruelty that the Okie children had to endure...

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