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This tender land : a novel —Krueger, William Kent, author.

"The acclaimed author of Ordinary Grace crafts a powerful novel about an orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense o...

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.

Two-dollar pistol —Cogburn, Brett.
Large Print
2015
Availability: 3 of 4

The Great Depression has brought with it hard times like nobody has ever seen. It's the era of gangsters, G-Men, hobos, and soup lines. Indeed, the future looks as dark as an Okie dust storm, at least to those old enough...

The miracle —Morris, Gilbert.
Large Print
2009
Availability: 4 of 5

Raising four strong-willed younger siblings after her mother's death and her father's imprisonment, seventeen-year-old Lanie Freeman never knows what new adventure will roll into view - such as her brother's wild idea to...

Mother Road —Garlock, Dorothy.
Large Print
2003
Availability: 0 of 1

Managing a depression-era garage in Oklahoma while his friend recovers from an animal bite, Yates finds himself falling in love with his friend's babysitter and housekeeper, who has scandalized the town by living with he...

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.

Train from Marietta —Glenn, Dorothy.

During the Depression, Kate Tyler, daughter of a successful New York businessman, is kidnapped from a train taking her to California to work as a nurse. She falls in love with the struggling rancher who rescues her and t...

Strawberry Hill —Hoberman, Mary Ann.

Ten-year-old Allie's family moves from urban New Haven to rural Stamford, Connecticut, in the midst of the Great Depression.

A long way from Chicago —Peck, Richard, 1934-2018
Eaudiobook
2005

A boy recounts his annual summer trips to rural Illinois with his sister during the Great Depression to visit their larger-than-life grandmother.

The homeplace —Morris, Gilbert.
Large Print
2008
Availability: 4 of 4

Fourteen-year-old Lanie Belle Freeman, happy on the five-acre family homeplace in Fairhope, Arkansas, dreams of going to college and becoming a writer. Unfortunately her father launches a new business and her mother is e...

Mr. Shivers —Bennett, Robert Jackson, 1984-

Set against the desolate backdrop of the Great Depression, this debut novel is sure to reignite the horror genre. Mr. Shivers is a chilling and unforgettable figure as haunting as any monster out of mythology.

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