Children of the Great

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

Reading Levels

Interest Level: Gr. 4-8              DRA Level:  60                  Lexile Measure: 1170L
Grade Level Equiv:  6.9          Guided Reading:  X

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