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  • The adventures of Augie March

    The adventures of Augie March2015

    by Saul Bellow

    (16,487)

    Summary: "Much of The Adventures of Augie March takes place during the Great Depression, but far from being a chronicle of deprivation, the first of Saul Bellow’s string of masterpieces testifies to the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F BELLOW

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Babe & I

    The Babe & I1999

    by David A Adler

    (241)

    Summary: While helping his family make ends meet during the Depression by selling newspapers, a boy meets Babe Ruth.

    BOOK

    Call #: E ADLER

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Backlands : a novel of the American West

    Backlands : a novel of the American West2014

    by Michael McGarrity

    Series: American West Trilogy - #2

    (907)

    Summary: Catapulted into early adulthood after the death of an older brother he idolized, eight-year-old Matthew Kerney assumes difficult responsibilities to save the family ranch against a backdrop of the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F MCGARRITY

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Better to wish [CD book]

    Better to wish2013

    by Ann M Martin (read by Annalie Gernert)

    Series: Family Tree (Ann M. Martin) - #1

    (786)

    Summary: In 1930 Abby Nichols is an eight-year-old girl growing up in Maine, but as the Depression deepens, and her mother dies, the responsibility of taking care of her family falls to her, and she has to...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F MARTIN

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Blizzard of the blue moon

    Blizzard of the blue moon2006

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    Series: Magic Tree House Series - #36

    (6,379)

    Summary: The magic tree house carries Jack and Annie to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn. In this exciting new Merlin Mission, Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F OSBORNE

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

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  • Blizzard of the blue moon [downloadable ebook]

    Blizzard of the blue moon2006

    by Mary Pope Osborne

    (6,380)

    Summary: The magic tree house carries Jack and Annie to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.

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  • Bud, not Buddy

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (97,968)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F CURTIS

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Bud, not Buddy [CD book]

    Bud, not Buddy2000

    by Christopher Paul Curtis (read by James Avery )

    (97,968)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H.E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F CURTIS

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

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  • Bud, not Buddy [downloadable audiobook]

    Bud, not Buddy2002

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (97,969)

    Summary: It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but he's on a mission. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: posters of Herman E....  more »

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  • Bud, not Buddy [downloadable ebook]

    Bud, not Buddy1999

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (97,968)

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  • By starlight

    By starlight2012

    by Dorothy Garlock

    (450)

    Summary: "In early 1930s Montana, in the small town of Colton, Maddy Aldridge struggles to make ends meet during the Great Depression. With her mother long dead, her stubborn younger sister fighting her at...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F GARLOCK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Changes for Kit! : a winter story, 1934

    Changes for Kit! : a winter story, 19342001

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series - #6

    (2,052)

    Summary: In 1934, during the Depression, Kit's cantankerous uncle comes to live in the Cincinnati boardinghouse run by her parents, enlisting her aid in transcribing his complaining letters to the editor of...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Christmas after all : the diary of Minnie Swift

    Christmas after all : the diary of Minnie Swift2012

    by Kathryn Lasky

    (2,770)

    Summary: In her fictionalized journal, eleven-year-old Minnie Swift recounts how her family dealt with the difficult times during the Depression and how the arrival of an orphan from Texas changed their lives in Indianapolis just before Christmas 1932.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F DEAR

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Country boy, city girl : trials & triumphs during the great depression

    Country boy, city girl : trials & triumphs during the great depression2018

    by Teresa Holmgren

    (2)

    Summary: Inspired by real events, this book is the extraordinary story of two teenagers and their ferocious struggle through extreme circumstances in the historically trying time known as the Great...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F HOLMGREN IOWA

    Location: Iowa Collection

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The Cypress House

    The Cypress House2011

    by Michael Koryta

    (4,012)

    Summary: When Arlen Wagner awakens on a train one hot Florida night and sees death's telltale sign in the eyes of his fellow passengers, he tries to warn them. Only 19-year-old Paul Brickhill believes him,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F KORYTA

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery

    Danger at the zoo : a Kit mystery2005

    by Kathleen Ernst

    Series: American Girl Mysteries Series

    (989)

    Summary: While working as a reporter during her summer vacation in 1935, Kit uncovers a mystery at the Cincinnati Zoo involving suspected break-ins at the monkey house.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Death was the other woman

    Death was the other woman2008

    by Linda Richards

    Series: Death Was Series

    (195)

    BOOK

    Call #: F RICHARDS

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Echo Mountain
    Staff Pick

    Echo Mountain2020

    by Lauren Wolk

    (2,114)

    Summary: When twelve-year-old Ellie and her family lose livelihood and move to a mountain cabin in 1934, she quickly learns to be an outdoors woman and, when needed, a healer.

    BOOK

    Call #: YA F WOLK

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Full of Beans

    Full of Beans2016

    by Jennifer L. Holm

    (2,831)

    Summary: Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington,...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F HOLM

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Full speed ahead : my journey with Kit

    Full speed ahead : my journey with Kit2014

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl BeForever. Journey

    (79)

    Summary: A modern-day girl finds herself in 1930s Cincinnati, Ohio, and as she and Kit experience life during the Great Depression, the reader is invited to choose how Kit might help her family and others who are less fortunate.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The grapes of wrath
    Staff Pick

    The grapes of wrath2002

    by John Steinbeck

    (753,311)

    Summary: "First published in 1939, Steinbeck|s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: F STEINBECK

    Location: Adult Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The grapes of wrath [CD book]

    The grapes of wrath1998

    by John Steinbeck (read by Dylan Baker)

    (755,496)

    Summary: "First published in 1939, Steinbeck|s Pulitzer Prize-winning epic of the Great Depression chronicles the Dust Bowl migration of the 1930s and tells the story of one Oklahoma farm family, the...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: CD BOOK F STEINBECK

    Location: Adult CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Happy birthday, Kit! : a springtime story, 1934

    Happy birthday, Kit! : a springtime story, 19342001

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series - #4

    (1,982)

    Summary: On a visit to Cincinnati from rural Kentucky during the Great Depression, Aunt Millie impresses Kit with her money-saving cleverness. Includes information on life in America during the Great Depression.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Hitch [downloadable ebook]

    Hitch2005

    by Jeanette Ingold

    (238)

    Summary: To help his family during the Depression and avoid becoming a drunk like his father, Moss Trawnley joins the Civilian Conservation Corps, helps build a new camp near Monroe, Montana, and leads the other men in making the camp a success.

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  • Home in the woods

    Home in the woods2019

    by Eliza Wheeler , illustrator

    (1,009)

    Summary: During the Great Depression six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mother find a tar-paper shack in the woods and, over the course of a year, turn it into a home. Based on the author's grandmother's childhood; includes historical notes.

    BOOK

    Call #: E WHEELER

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • The homeplace [downloadable audiobook]

    The homeplace2009

    by Gilbert Morris

    (690)

    Summary: As the year 1928 begins, fourteen-year-old Lanie Belle Freeman of Fairhope, Arkansas, has bright hopes for the future. Her father has launched a new business, and her mother is expecting her fifth...  more »

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  • Intruders at Rivermead Manor : a Kit mystery

    Intruders at Rivermead Manor : a Kit mystery2014

    by Kathryn Reiss

    Series: American Girl Mysteries Series

    (207)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kit [CD book] : an American girl : 1934

    Kit : an American girl : 19342008

    by Valerie Tripp (read by Therese Plummer)

    (2,159)

    Summary: It is 1934, and the Great Depression has found the Kittredges. First, Kit's father loses his job, then the family is forced to take in boarders to make ends meet.

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F TRIPP

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kit learns a lesson : a school story

    Kit learns a lesson : a school story2000

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series - #2

    (1,734)

    Summary: In 1934 Kit finds that she has hard lessons to learn about the Depression both at home, where she is helping her mother run a boarding house while her father looks for a new job, and at school, where...  more »

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kit saves the day! : a summer story, 1934

    Kit saves the day! : a summer story, 19342001

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series

    (1,708)

    Summary: Tired of doing chores and longing for adventure during the Great Depression, Kit meets a hobo and decides to hop a freight train.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kit's home run

    Kit's home run2002

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Short Stories Series

    (174)

    Summary: In 1933 Cincinnati, Kit is an enthusiastic baseball player whose home run slide has surprising consequences. Includes historical notes on major league baseball and the Cincinnati Reds in the 1930s and provides ideas for decorating a baseball cap.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Kit's surprise : a Christmas story

    Kit's surprise : a Christmas story2000

    by Valerie Tripp

    Series: American Girl Kit Series

    Summary: In 1932, Kit faces a very different Christmas because of her family's financial problems and allows her pride to estrange her from her best friend.

    BOOK

    Call #: J F AMERICAN KIT

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • Leah's pony

    Leah's pony1996

    by Elizabeth Friedrich

    (162)

    Summary: A young girl sells her horse and raises enough money to buy back her father's tractor, which is up for auction, in this story of a Depression era farm.

    BOOK

    Call #: E FRIEDRICH

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories

    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories1998

    by Richard Peck

    Series: Long Way From Chicago Series

    (31,906)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PECK

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  • A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories
    Staff Pick

    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories2000

    by Richard Peck

    Series: Long Way From Chicago Series

    (31,886)

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

    BOOK

    Call #: J F PECK

    Location: Juvenile Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A long way from Chicago [CD book] : a novel in stories

    A long way from Chicago : a novel in stories2005

    by Richard Peck (read by Ron McLarty )

    (31,906)

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

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F PECK

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • A long way from Chicago [downloadable audiobook]

    A long way from Chicago2005

    by Richard Peck

    (31,906)

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

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  • The luck of the Buttons [downloadable ebook]

    The luck of the Buttons2011

    by Anne Ylvisaker

    (533)

    Summary: In Iowa circa 1929, spunky twelve-year-old Tugs vows to turn her family's luck around, with the help of a Brownie camera and a small-town mystery that only she can solve.

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  • Lucky beans

    Lucky beans2010

    by Becky Birtha

    (191)

    Summary: During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.

    BOOK

    Call #: E BIRTHA

    Location: Picture Books

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Magic tree house [CD book]. Books 36-37

    Magic tree house . Books 36-372007

    by Mary Pope Osborne (read by Mary Pope Osborne )

    Series: Magic Tree House Research Guide Series

    (103)

    Summary: Blizzard of the blue moon: Jack and Annie go back in time to New York City, during one of the darkest periods in the city's history--the Great Depression. Even worse, the city is in the grip of a...  more »

    AUDIOBOOK

    Call #: J CD BOOK F OSBORNE

    Location: Juvenile CD Books Fiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details