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The Resource Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman

Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman

Label
Children of the Great Depression
Title
Children of the Great Depression
Statement of responsibility
Russell Freedman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
Through memoirs, diaries, letters, and other firsthand accounts, illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression, including middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids, and others
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Golden Kite Award for Nonfiction, 2005.
  • NCTE Orbis Pictus Nonfiction Award, 2006.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
164330
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1929-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freedman, Russell.
Dewey number
305.23/0973/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ792.U5
LC item number
F738 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1170
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Children
  • Children
  • Depressions
  • Children
  • Children
  • Depressions
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.109-112) and index
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
Dimensions
22 x 26 cm.
Extent
x, 118 p.
Isbn
9780618446308
Lccn
2005006506
Other control number
9780618446308
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm58976036
Label
Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p.109-112) and index
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
Dimensions
22 x 26 cm.
Extent
x, 118 p.
Isbn
9780618446308
Lccn
2005006506
Other control number
9780618446308
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
ocm58976036

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