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Children of the Great Depression by Russell Freedman

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Published by Clarion Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • 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 literature

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About the Edition

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.

Edition Notes

StatementRussell Freedman.
GenreJuvenile literature
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 118 p. :
Number of Pages118
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23274778M
ISBN 100618446303
LC Control Number2005006506

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Children of the Great Depression, by Russell Freedman, is a book about the struggles that the children who lived during the Great Depression experienced. The book talks about their family, home, school, and work struggles that the children went through.4/5. Children of the Great Depression. During the s, people across Ameirca suffered when the economy failed. Children were as badly affected as adults. During the s, people across Ameirca suffered when the economy failed. Children were as badly affected as adults. As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression. Middle-class urban youth, migrant farm laborers, boxcar kids 4/5(21). Children Of The Great Depression Book Summary: In this highly acclaimed work first published in , Glen H. Elder Jr. presents the first longitudinal study of a Depression cohort. He follows individuals born in ? from their elementary school days in Oakland, California, through the s.

Children of the Great Depression is another great book for teachers and parents who are teaching on this topic. The book is full of remembrances and comments by those who were children during the Great Depression. Accompanying these stories are poignant photographs from the time. Many of them will be hard for children of today to comprehend because the lives people lived during the Great Depression . Description: 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. Children of the Great Depression Created by Association for Library Service to Children - ALSC Listen to the Audio Share. Book Guides, Winner, View Award List Share. Notable Children's Books, Commended, View Award List Share. Images courtesy of publishers, organizations, and sometimes their Twitter handles.   Many children of the Great Depression were malnourished and ill. Food was sparse, and the things that were available often lacked the protein, vitamins, and minerals .

  This is a book about the times of the Great Depression and it's effects on Children. The book is filled with black and white photographs that were taken during the 's. The writting does a very good job of explaining the feeling of loss and depression Brand: HMH Books. Children of the Great Depression Russell Freedman, Author. Clarion $20 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Children's Picture Books. Comics. Fantasy. Food & Drink. The effects of the Great Depression on two families is the center of this novel. The Garveys and Rileys are Irish immigrants living in the same apartment building in NYC. Like many children of that era, Daniel Garvey must take on adult responsibilities, bringing in money for the family and caring for his sister, even begging for money as the Depression grows.   As he did for frontier children in his enormously popular Children of the Wild West, Russell Freedman illuminates the lives of the American children affected by the economic and social changes of the Great Depression.