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Moss, Marissa.

Summary: Rose keeps a journal of her family's difficult times on their farm during the days of the Dust Bowl in 1935.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Silver Whistle/Harcourt 2001

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F MOS

Ruby, Laura

Summary: When Frankie's mother died and her father left her and her siblings at an orphanage in Chicago, it was supposed to be only temporary - just long enough for him to get back on his feet and be able to provide for them once again. That's why she is not prepared for the day that he arrives for his weekend visit with a new woman on his arm and out-of-state train tickets in his pocket. Now Frankie...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins 2019

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y FICTION RUBY

Schatzer, Jeffery L.

Summary: Jarek Sokolowski and some of his Polish American friends sign up for the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression and go to work in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, clearing land, fighting fires, and growing from boys into men.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitten Press 2008

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F SCH

Copies Available at Kalkaska Middle School

1 available in Fiction, Call number: FIC SCH

Adler, David A.

Summary: While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt Brace 1999

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: E ADL

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2016

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION HOLM

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION HOLM

Stein, R. Conrad.

Summary: Describes the 1929 stock market crash and the events and effects of the depression that followed, including the New Deal programs intended to restore the economy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1993

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 STE

Appelt, Kathi

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 027.0769 APPELT

Janke, Katelan.

Summary: A twelve-year-old girl keeps a journal of her family's and friends' difficult experiences in the Texas panhandle, part of the "Dust Bowl," during the Great Depression. Includes an historical note about life in America in 1935.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2002

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: J FICTION DEAR

Summary: Set 1: The Crash of 1929; The Civilian Conservation Corps; Hoover Dam; set 2: Surviving the Dust Bowl; Seabiscuit.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by PBS 2009

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

2 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 245
Call number: DVD ADULT 246

Summary: Ken Burns documents the worst man-made ecological disaster in American history, when a frenzied wheat boom on the southern Plains, followed by a decade-long drought during the 1930s, nearly swept away the breadbasket of the nation. Vivid interviews, dramatic photographs, and seldom-seen movie footage bring to life incredible stories of human suffering and perseverance.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2012

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in DVD, Call number: DVD ADULT 545

Brooks, Malcolm

Summary: "In 1937 Montana, fourteen-year-old Houston "Huck" Finn finds a dead body in a local creek and steals the man's rare Lindbergh flight watch. Huck is an aspiring aviator, working to build his own airplane--a secret he has kept from his God-fearing mother.His cousin, Annelise, arrives from Los Angeles for a long stay with his family, and Huck is initially wary until he learns she has had flight...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grove Press 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION BROOKS

Elster, Jean Alicia.

Summary: In 1935 Detroit, a twelve-year-old African American boy learns about the realities of racial injustice while working for his father's wood company during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 2008

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y CLASSIC ELSTER

Freedman, Russell.

Summary: 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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Clarion Books 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: Y 305.23 FREEDMAN

Friedrich, Elizabeth.

Summary: A young girl sells her horse and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Boyds Mills Press, Inc. 1996

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: JE FRIEDRICH

Osborne, Mary Pope.

Summary: The magic tree house carries Jack and Annie to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Rapid City Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: F OSB

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION OSBORNE

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] OSB

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] OSB

Terkel, Studs

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon books 1986

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.91 TERKEL

Thomas, Sarah Loudin

Summary: "After promising a town he'd find them water and then failing, Sullivan Harris is on the run; but he grows uneasy when one success makes folks ask him to find other things-like missing items or sons. When men are killed digging the Hawk's Nest Tunnel, Sully is compelled to help, and it becomes the catalyst for finding what even he has forgotten-hope"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bethany House Publishers, a division of Baker Publishing Group 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION THOMAS

Otfinoski, Steven.

Summary: Presents information about the Great Depression that left millions of Americans without jobs, including how people struggled to make a living in a time of high unemployment and how the government tried to solve the country's economic troubles.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J 330.9730916 OTFINOSKI

Ernst, Kathleen

Summary: While working as a reporter during her summer vacation in 1935, Kit uncovers a mystery at the Cincinnati Zoo involving suspected break-ins at the monkey house.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: American Girl 2005

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J FICTION AMERICAN GIRL

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2010

Copies Available at Cherry Street Intermediate

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] HOL

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Fiction, Call number: [Fic] HOL

Holm, Jennifer L.

Summary: In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Graphic 2021

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Juvenile Collection, Call number: J GRAPHIC HOLM

Hurst, Carol Otis.

Summary: A young man has a lifelong love of rock collecting that eventually leads him to work at a science museum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Greenwillow Books 2001

Copies Available at Birch Street Elementary

1 available in Picture Books, Call number: [E] HUR

Quattlebaum, Mary

Summary: During the hard times of 1932, a poor shoe shine man gives a child his cap, gloves, and an angel made from a spool, then receives a wonderful gift in return.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Eerdmans 2001

Copies Available at Kalkaska County Library

1 available in Holiday Collection, Call number: JE HOLIDAY QUATTLEBAUM

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