by Russell Freedman
A "stirring photo-essay" (Booklist) sharing personal stories of people who were children during the Depression, plus providing a clear overview of the era.
Booklist, School Library Journal, and Kirkus Reviews all gave this book a starred review. It's a must for teaching Great Depression units!
This book has won the following awards for excellence:
- American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2006
- Golden Kite Award 2005
- National Council for Teachers of English Orbis Pictus Award 2006
Interest Level: Gr. 4-8 DRA Level: 60 Lexile Measure: 1170L
Grade Level Equiv: 6.9 Guided Reading: X
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