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Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression —Brown, Harriet, 1958-

Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fictionalized anecdotes, shows what life was like in the United States during the Depression.

Bottle rocket

After his stay in a mental hospital, Anthony reconnects with best pal Dignan, who greets his friend with a plan for them to become professional thieves working for a criminal mastermind named Mr. Henry. Step one: recrui...

This is just a test : a novel —Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966- author.

David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot on his plate. Preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah would be enough work even if it didn't involve trying to please his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything. But Da...

Theft by finding diaries 1977-2002 —Sedaris, David, author, narrator.
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For nearly four decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses. Anyone who has attended a live Sedaris event knows that his d...

Novels and stories, 1920-1922 : This side of paradise ; Flappers and philosophers ; The beautiful and damned ; Tales of the Jazz Age —Fitzgerald, F. Scott (Francis Scott), 1896-1940.

A compilation of the novelist's work, including This Side of Paradise, The Beautiful and Damned and his short stories reflects American society during the 1920s and portrays the aristocratic class of the era.

When I was young in the mountains —Rylant, Cynthia.

Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

The stories of John Cheever. —Cheever, John, author.

From the publisher: When The Stories of John Cheever was originally published, it became an immediate national bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize. In the years since, it has become a classic. Vintage Books is proud to...

A flying affair —Stewart, Carla.

"Award-winning author Carla Stewart returns to the 1920s in this vivid historical novel about a female pilot navigating love and life. Daredevil Mittie Humphreys developed her taste for adventure on horseback, on her fa...

When I grew up long ago : family living, going to school, games and parties, cures and deaths, a comet, a war, falling in love, and other things I remember : older people talk about the days when they were young —Schwartz, Alvin, 1927-1992, author.

Brief statements from people whose childhoods were in the period 1890-1914 on such areas of their past lives as food, social life, music, holidays, and health present glimpses of life in the United States at that time.

A gate at the stairs [a novel] —Moore, Lorrie.
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As the United States begins gearing up for war in the Middle East, twenty-year-old Tassie Keltjin, the Midwestern daughter of a gentleman hill farmer has come to a university town as a college student, her brain on fire ...

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