Children of the Great Depression

Children of the Great Depression

Book - 2010
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Presents a look at the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression, including such groups as middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, and boxcar kids.
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper, [2010], c2005
ISBN: 9780547480350
Branch Call Number: HQ792.U5 F738 2010x
Characteristics: x, 118 p. : ill. ; 22 x 26 cm


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The Great Depression was hard on everyone, but Freedman puts a human face on it by quoting those who were children during that time, like the hungry girl who told her teacher that she couldn’t eat that day because “It’s my sister’s turn to eat”. Illustrated with photographs.


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