Children of the Great Depression /

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by Freedman, Russell.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Clarion Books, (New York :) Physical details: x, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm. Subject(s): Children --United States --Social conditions --20th century. | Children --United States --History --20th century. | Depressions --1929 --United States. | United States --Social conditions --1933-1945. Year : 2005 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Stratford Elementary 305.23 FRE Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112) and index.

"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.

A Junior Library Guild selection.