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Title:
Grapes of Wrath
Annotation:
The hardships faced by migrant agricultural workers who arrived in California during the Great Depression are depicted by this Nobel Prize-winning California author. This edition features an essay by Studs Terkel.
Publisher:
Viking Press
Copyright:
1989
Original Copyright:
1939
Translator:
Author:
John Steinbeck
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
  • Realistic Fiction
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
  • English-Language Arts/Writing
  • History/Social Science
English-Language Arts/Writing Standards:
History/Social Science Standards:
  • HSS 11.6
  • HSS E 12.1
  • HSS E 12.5
Award:
  • Nobel Prize
  • Outstanding Books for the College Bound
  • Pulitzer Prize
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