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A guide by Y. McCloskey "booklover918"
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Are we headed for another Great Depression? Crazy weather, a horrible stock market, war...
People during this time really had to learn how to make do, use up, wear out, and just plain do without. This was a very interesting period in America, especially since hard times have come back again. Family becomes more important than ever, and ingenuity is the key to survival.


The Dust Bowl

Out of the Dust. Young Adult Literature. Ab Klasse 10. (Lernmaterialien)
American Experience: Surviving the Dust Bowl
The Grapes of Wrath
American Experience: Civilian Conservation Corps


Crime

The Trunk Murderess: Winnie Ruth Judd
The Untouchables (Special Collector's Edition)


Scrimping and Saving

A Girl from Yamhill
My Own Two Feet: A Memoir
Growing Up (Signet)
To Kill a Mockingbird
From Dawn To Dusk Memoirs of an Amish farm Boy
Of Mice and Men (Steinbeck Centennial Edition)
Bachelor Girl (Little House)
Kitchen Privileges: A Memoir
Joy in the Morning (Perennial Classics)
Esperanza Rising
Little Heathens: Hard Times and High Spirits on an Iowa Farm During the Great Depression
Water for Elephants: A Novel
Cinderella Man (Widescreen Edition)
Paper Moon
The Natural: Director's Cut
Places in the Heart
The Sting (Full Screen Edition)
Riding the Rails
Pearl Harbor
Brighton Beach Memoirs
The Waltons: Season 1

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Last updated: 2/21/12
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