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Children of the Great Depression
by Russell Freedman


Overview - As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression. Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, children whose families found themselves struggling for survival .  Read more...

 
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Overview
As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression. Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, children whose families found themselves struggling for survival . . . all Depression-era young people faced challenges like unemployed and demoralized parents, inadequate food and shelter, schools they couldn t attend because they had to go to work, schools that simply closed their doors. Even so, life had its bright spotslike favorite games and radio showsand many young people remained upbeat and optimistic about the future.
Drawing on memoirs, diaries, letters, and other firsthand accounts, and richly illustrated with classic archival photographs, this book by one of the most celebrated authors of nonfiction for children places the Great Depression in context and shows young readers its human face. Endnotes, selected bibliography, index."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780547480350
  • ISBN-10: 0547480350
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: December 2010
  • Page Count: 118
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12
  • Dimensions: 9.8 x 8.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


Related Categories

Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States/20th Century
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Family - Multigenerational

 
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