The Grapes of Wrath is about this guy named Tom Joad, he had just been released from prison and was headed back to his home land in
where his family owned land and had a farm. When he got back he realized that there were a lot of people that were leaving Oklahoma and heading to California for cheap work because banks were taking back there land because the workers couldn't make there housing payments because of the dust bowl. When he finally got back to his family they got kicked off their land and they had to left for Oklahoma for work. California
My opinion of the book The Grapes of Wrath, written by John Steinbeck, would be that it is a good book to read if you want to know how it was back in time and how hard it was to find work. Most people depended on their farms for their income and when the dust bowl hit it ruined everything started killing their crops and that took their main maybe only source of income away. And they had to live on the road with little to eat and barely any money. I liked it because I like learning about what life what like is the past, that way I can compare it to how life is now.
Reviewed by Samantha, grade 12.