|aChildren of the Great Depression /|cRussell Freedman.
|aBoston :|bHoughton Mifflin Harcourt,|cc2005.
|ax, 118 p. :|bill. ;|c22 x 25 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 109-112) and index.
|aPicturing the Great Depression -- 1 "The Sight of My Father Crying" -- 2 "Ill-Housed, Ill-Clad, Ill-Nourished" -- 3 In and Out of School -- 4 Kids at Work -- 5 "Okie, Go Home!" -- 6 Boxcar Kids -- 7 The Lone Ranger and Captain Midnight -- 8 A Brighter Tomorrow -- Chapter Notes -- Selected Bibliography -- Picture Sources -- Index
|aPresents 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.
Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, the Sibert Medal, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City.