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  • Published: New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
  • Year Published: 2005
  • Description: x, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

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  • Lexile: 1170

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  • 0618446303 (hardcover) :
  • 9780618446308

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Children of the Great Depression

by Freedman, Russell.

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Call number: Y 973.917 Fr

Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth

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"The sight of my father crying" -- "Ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished" -- In and out of school -- Kids at work -- "Okie, go home!" -- Boxcar kids -- The Lone Ranger and Captain Midnight -- A brighter tomorrow.

Life was hard for children during the Great Depression: kids had to do without new clothes, shoes, or toys, and many couldn't attend school because they had to work. Even so, life still had its bright spots. Take a closer look at the lives of young Americans during this era.

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This is a sad nonfiction book of children in the Great Depression.

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