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128 Results
Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.

"An epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras--the Great Depression. Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers...

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.
Large Print
2021
Availability: 1 of 26

"An epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras--the Great Depression. Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers...

Water for elephants : a novel —Gruen, Sara.

A dark and beautiful tale of life and love set among the colourful characters of a travelling circus during the lean years of the Great Depression. Gruen, born in Vancouver, is the author of "Riding lessons" and "Flying ...

Sold on a Monday : a novel —McMorris, Kristina, author.

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.
Book On CD
2021
Availability: 5 of 10

Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury th...

Out of the dust —Hesse, Karen.

In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

Rainwater —Brown, Sandra, 1948-
Large Print
2009
Availability: 12 of 15

In a time of drought and economic depression in 1934, Ella Barron runs her boardinghouse in Texas while caring for her son, Solly, and responds to the calm influence of one of her boarders, David Rainwater, while facing ...

Along a storied trail —Gabhart, Ann H., 1947- author.

Kentucky packhorse librarian Tansy Calhoun doesn't mind the rough trails and long hours as she serves her Appalachian mountain community during the Great Depression. When a charming writer comes to town, she thinks she m...

Sold on a Monday —McMorris, Kristina, author.
Large Print
2018
Availability: 4 of 5

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

City of dark corners —Talton, Jon, author.

"Phoenix, 1933: A young city with big dreams and dark corners Great War veteran and rising star Gene Hammons lost his job as a homicide detective when he tried to prove that a woman was wrongly convicted of murder to pro...

Paper moon

The adventures of Moses Pray, a con artist selling bibles to credulous widows, and Addie , a young girl, as they travel the roads of America during the time of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

The more the merrier —Byler, Linda, author.

It's 1931, and times are tough for the Miller family, who are raising eight children in the midst of the Great Depression. When Eli Miller passes away unexpectedly, and then a fire destroys their barn, Annie has no idea ...

Under the tulip tree : a novel —Shocklee, Michelle, author.

"Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland's dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena's banker father has retreated into the bott...

Dust for dinner —Turner, Ann Warren.

Jake narrates the story of his family's life in the Oklahoma dust bowl and the journey from their ravaged farm to California during the Great Depression.

R my name is Rachel —Giff, Patricia Reilly.

Three city siblings, now living on a farm during the Great Depression, must survive on their own when their father takes a construction job miles away.

Sea glass a novel —Shreve, Anita.
Large Print
2002
Availability: 12 of 13

The year is 1929. Honora and Sexton Beecher are settling into a new marriage and a cottage on the New Hampshire coast. Then the unthinkable happens: the stock market crash ruins Sexton's career and they must scramble to ...

American girl beforever. Intruders at Rivermead Manor : a Kit mystery —Reiss, Kathryn, author.

During the Great Depression, aspiring reporter Kit Kittredge uncovers a mystery surrounding a secret room in the rundown mansion owned by elderly Miss Mundis.

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