Farewell to Manzanar

What is the significance of the title of this chapter, “A Different Kind of Sand”?3

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There is a windstorm and the sand comes through the knotholes in the wood. Woody covers the holes up with tin. The children lament the sand coming through the cracks in the wood. Woody appeases their anxiety by saying that the sand through the cracks is " a different kind of sand".