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The Resource Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman

Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman

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Children of the Great Depression
Title
Children of the Great Depression
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Russell Freedman
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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
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Title
Children of the Great Depression
Creator
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
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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
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
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164330
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
305.23/0973/0904
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ792.U5
LC item number
F738 2005
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1170
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
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Target audience
juvenile
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Russell Freedman
Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman
Label
Children of the Great Depression, Russell Freedman
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0510/2005006506.html
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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
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ocm58976036
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Dimensions
23 x 26 cm.
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Extent
x, 118 p.
Isbn
9780618446308
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2005006506
Other control number
9780618446308
Other physical details
ill.

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