Category Depressions

The Grapes of Wrath
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Steinbeck’s classic novel of the Great Depression is as vivi...
Picking peas for a penny
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A black girl describes the hard work and the rewards involve...
Dust for dinner
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Jake narrates the story of his family's life in the Oklahoma...
The luck of the Buttons
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In Iowa circa 1929, spunky twelve-year-old Tugs vows to turn...
Macaroni boy
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In Pittsburgh in 1933, sixth-grader Mike Costa notices a con...
Angels of the swamp
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Taffy, a fifteen-year-old orphan, joins two boys who have be...
A taste of daylight
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After her father dies, Seely and her family move to the city...
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934
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Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fic...
The amazing thinking machine
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During the Great Depression, while their father is away look...
The twelve-mile straight
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Cotton County, Georgia, 1930: in a house full of secrets, tw...
Hawk's nest
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This work of historical fiction tells the story of the worst...
The wonder of Charlie Anne
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In a 1930s Massachusetts town torn by the Depression and oth...
Whisper town
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"The third novel in the Millwood Hollow Series about an unli...
The circus of Dr. Lao
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**Abalone, Arizona, is a sleepy southwestern town whose chie...
1933 was a bad year
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Trapped in a small, poverty-ridden town in 1933, under press...
Dragon road
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In 1939, unable to find regular jobs because of the Great De...
The sequin star
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In an exciting timeslip tale, Claire finds an old trunk fill...
Backlands
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Catapulted into early adulthood after the death of an older ...