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Children of the Great Depression

Author: Russell Freedman
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Juvenile materials
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Freedman
ISBN: 0618446303 9780618446308 9781415627396 1415627398
OCLC Number: 58976036
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: x, 118 pages : illustrations ; 22 x 26 cm
Contents: "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.
Responsibility: Russell Freedman.
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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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