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Author Durbin, William, 1951-

Title The journal of C.J. Jackson : a Dust Bowl migrant / by William Durbin.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Scholastic, c2002.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 PCMS Historical Fiction  F DEAR AMERICA    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 169 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.
Series My name is America
Dear America
Note "A Dear America book"--Cover.
"Oklahoma to California, 1935"--Cover.
"C.J. Jackson is a fictional character, created by the author, and his journal and its epilogue are works of fiction"--Copyright page.
Summary Thirteen-year-old C.J. records in a journal the conditions of the Dust Bowl that cause the Jackson family to leave their farm in Oklahoma and make the difficult journey to California, where they find a harsh life as migrant workers.
Study Program Accelerated Reader ATOS RL 5.7 5.0 PCMS
Subject Depressions -- 1929 -- Fiction.
Dust storms -- Oklahoma -- Fiction.
Droughts -- Oklahoma -- History -- Fiction.
Family life -- Fiction.
Migrant labor -- Fiction.
Historical fiction.
Diaries -- Fiction.
Oklahoma -- Fiction.
California -- Fiction.
ISBN 0439153069

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