Children of the Great Depression / Russell Freedman. - SHERLOC
Children of the Great Depression / Russell Freedman.
Table of contents Full text
New York : Clarion Books, c2005.
0618446303 (hardcover) :
x, 118 p. : ill. ; 23 x 26 cm.
Children -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Children -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-112) and index.
A Junior Library Guild selection.
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.
"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.