Children of the Great Depression / Russell Freedman.
By: Freedman, Russell.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Clarion Books, c2005Description: x, 118 p. : ill. ; 22 x 26 cm.ISBN: 0618446303; 9780618446308.Subject(s): Children -- United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Children -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature | Depressions -- 1929 -- United States -- Juvenile literature | United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- Juvenile literatureDDC classification: 305.23/0973/0904
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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.