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What was the Great Depression? / by Janet B. Pascal ; illustrated by Dede Putra.

Pascal, Janet B., author. (Author). Putra, Dede (Illustrator), illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 15 of 19 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Benton Co PL - Fowler j973.91 PAS (Text) 34044000869196 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 04/27/2017
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J 973.91 PAS (Text) 76895000234353 2nd Floor Children's Nonfiction Checked out 04/25/2017
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 973.91 Pas (Text) 32604000221996 DCTPLD J Non-Fiction Available -
Fulton Co PL - Aubbee Library (Leiters Ford) J 973.91 PAS (Text) 33187003999774 Juvenile Nonfiction - A Available -
Fulton Co PL - Fulton Library J 973.91 PAS (Text) 33187003999782 Juvenile Nonfiction - F Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 973.91 PAS (Text) 33187003999790 Juvenile Nonfiction - R Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 973.91 PAS (Text) 36626103727343 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood J 973.91 PAS (Text) 36626103727350 JUV Nonfiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City J 973.91 PAS (Text) 76051000171620 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch JUV 973.91 PAS (Text) 39391006758179 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
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  • ISBN: 9780448484273
  • ISBN: 9780606375504 (Turtleback)
  • ISBN: 9781480692121 (Paw prints)
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2015.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note: What was the Great Depression? -- Time to have fun -- The bubble bursts -- The banks fail -- Hoovervilles and hobos -- Losing the farm -- Roosevelt to the rescue -- Big changes: the dust bowl -- More big changes: war! -- The power of the president -- Timelines.
Summary, etc.: On October 29, 1929, life in the United States took a turn for the worst. The stock market ,the system that controls money in America, plunged to a record low. But this event was only the beginning of many bad years to come. By the early 1930s, one out of three people was not working. People lost their jobs, their houses, or both and ended up in shantytowns called Hoovervilles, named for the president at the time of the crash. By 1933, many banks had gone under. Though the U.S. has seen other times of struggle, the Great Depression remains one of the hardest and most widespread tragedies in American history. Now it is represented clearly and with 80 illustrations in our What Was series.
Target Audience Note: Age: 8-12.
790 Lexile.
Subject: Depressions > 1929 > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 1933-1945 > Juvenile literature.
United States > History > 1919-1933 > Juvenile literature.

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