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P02119
Better to wish by Martin, Ann M. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2013)

BTSB #: P02119 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-13   


Subjects: Family life - Maine - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Maine - History|y20th century - Fiction


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 put her dreams of going to college and becoming a writer on hold.


52.24 *

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693577
Blizzard of the blue moon [Magic tree house. Merlin missions Volume: #8]by Osborne, Mary Pope 

Paperback(Random House, 2006)

BTSB #: 693577 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-10   
AR: 3.9 LG RC: 3.1 3-5 Lexile: 570 F&P: N

Subjects: Time travel - Fiction Magic - Fiction Unicorns - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Jack and Annie travel to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.


4.91 *

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693462
Blizzard of the blue moon. #8 [Magic tree house. Merlin missions Volume: #8]by Osborne, Mary Pope 

BTSB Prebound(Random House, 2006)

BTSB #: 693462 Available

Dewey: FAges: 7-10   
AR: 3.9 LG RC: 3.1 3-5 Lexile: 570 F&P: N

Genres: Chapter Books Adventure Fiction Science Fiction


Subjects: Time travel - Fiction Magic - Fiction Unicorns - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction New York (N.Y.) - Fiction


Summary: Jack and Annie travel to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.


13.87 *

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253841
Bud, not Buddy by Curtis, Christopher Paul 

BTSB Prebound(Delacorte Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 253841 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5 MG RC: 5.2 3-5 Lexile: 950 F&P: U

Genres: Multicultural Historical Fiction


Subjects: Runaway children - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction


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.


253843
Bud, not Buddy by Curtis, Christopher Paul 

Paperback(Delacorte Press, 1999)

BTSB #: 253843 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5 MG RC: 5.2 3-5 Lexile: 950 F&P: U

Subjects: Runaway children - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction


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.


7.37 *

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972947
Dragon road : Golden Mountain chronicles: 1939 by Yep, Laurence 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2008)

BTSB #: 972947 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-13   
AR: 5.5 MG+RC: 5.2 6-8 Lexile: 870

Genres: Sports


Subjects: Chinese Americans - Fiction Basketball - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction


Summary: In 1939, unable to find jobs because of the Great Depression, friends Cal Chin and Barney Young join the Chinese American basketball team.


6.25 *

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460056
Full of beans by Holm, Jennifer L. 

BTSB Prebound(Random House, 2016)

BTSB #: 460056 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 3.8 MG RC: 2.6 3-5 Lexile: 490 F&P: V

Genres: Historical Fiction


Subjects: Money-making projects - Fiction Gangs - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Key West (Fla.) - History|y20th century - Fiction


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, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.


937242
Home in the woods by Wheeler, Eliza 

BTSB Prebound(Nancy Paulsen, 2019)

BTSB #: 937242 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.5 LG Lexile: 690 F&P: N

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Family life - Fiction Poverty - Fiction Single-parent families - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction United States - History|y1919-1933 - Fiction


Summary: During the Great Depression six-year-old Marvel, her seven siblings, and their mother find a tarpaper 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.


21.46 *

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973175
Luck of the Buttons by Ylvisaker, Anne 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2011)

BTSB #: 973175 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.5 MG RC: 4.5 3-5 Lexile: 730 F&P: T

Genres: Mystery Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Friendship - Fiction Luck - Fiction Family life - Iowa - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Mystery fiction


Summary: In Iowa, Tugs vows to change her family's luck with a Brownie camera and a small-town mystery that only she can solve.


20.06 *

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253866
Mighty Miss Malone by Curtis, Christopher Paul 

Paperback(Yearling, 2013)

BTSB #: 253866 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.7 MG RC: 4.6 3-5 Lexile: 750 F&P: U

Subjects: Family life - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Gary (Ind.) - Fiction Flint (Mich.) - Fiction


Summary: With love and determination, Deza, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana and Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.


6.55 *

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905522
Moon over Manifest by Vanderpool, Clare 

BTSB Prebound(Delacorte Press, 2011)

BTSB #: 905522 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 5.3 MG RC: 5.3 6-8 Lexile: 800 F&P: U

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Secrets - Fiction Fathers - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Kansas - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.


P01554
Moon over Manifest by Vanderpool, Clare 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01554 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   


Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Secrets - Fiction Fathers - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Kansas - Fiction


Summary: Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past.


111679
Moonshine by Benton, Justin 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2019)

BTSB #: 111679 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 780

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Illicit distilling - Fiction Father-son relationship Prohibition - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Gangsters - Fiction


Summary: During the Great Depression, thirteen-year-old Cub helps his father distill and sell moonshine, despite Prohibition. The boy begins to question his father's lifestyle. When his father becomes involved with some gangsters, Cub must race against time to save his father's life and their future.


21.46 *

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602888
No-Good Nine by Marciano, John Bemelmans 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2018)

BTSB #: 602888 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-12   
AR: 4.8 MG Lexile: 620

Genres: Adventure Fiction Humorous Fiction


Subjects: Santa Claus - Fiction Human behavior - Fiction Adventure fiction Christmas - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Humorous fiction United States - History|y1919-1933 - Fiction


Summary: In 1931, nine naughty children who received coal in their stockings travel from Pittsburgh to the North Pole to plead their case to Santa Claus.


21.46 *

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P01288
On the Blue Comet by Wells, Rosemary 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2010)

BTSB #: P01288 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Adventure Fiction Historical Fiction


Subjects: Railroads - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Space and time - Fiction Illinois - History|y20th century - Fiction California - History|y1850-1950 - Fiction


Summary: When the Depression hits in Cairo, Illinois, and Oscar Ogilvie's father must sell their home and vast model train set-up to look for work in California, eleven-year-old Oscar is left with his dour aunt, where he befriends a mysterious drifter, witnesses a stunning bank robbery, and is suddenly catapulted onto a train that takes him to a different time and place.


P01613
R my name is Rachel by Giff, Patricia Reilly 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2011)

BTSB #: P01613 Available

Dewey: FAges: 8-11   


Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Self-reliance - Fiction


Summary: 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.


42.74 *

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534236
Ruby's hope : a story of how the famous "Migrant Mother" photograph became the face of the Great Depression by Kulling, Monica 

BTSB Prebound(Page Street Kids, 2019)

BTSB #: 534236 Available

Dewey: EAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.6 LG Lexile: 660

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Lange, Dorothea - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Family life - Fiction Poverty - Fiction Migrant labor - Fiction Photographs - Fiction


Summary: During the Great Depression, seven-year-old Ruby's family leaves their Oklahoma home to seek work in California, where Ruby meets Dorothea Lange, who takes a photograph that becomes known as "Migrant mother."


21.46 *

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661442
Sittin' up by Moses, Shelia P. 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2014)

BTSB #: 661442 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   
AR: 4.4 MG RC: 4.5 6-8 Lexile: 740

Genres: General Fiction


Subjects: Community life - North Carolina - Fiction Death - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Sharecroppers - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Race relations - Fiction North Carolina - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: When the patriarch of twelve-year-old Bean's sharecropping community dies, Bean gets a lesson in not only what it means to lose someone you love, but also in how his family and friends care for their dead.


6.50 *

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P02437
Sittin' up by Moses, Shelia P. 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02437 Available

Dewey: FAges: 10-14   


Genres: General Fiction


Subjects: Community life - North Carolina - Fiction Death - Fiction African Americans - Fiction Sharecroppers - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Race relations - Fiction North Carolina - History|y20th century - Fiction


Summary: When Mr. Bro. Wiley, Bean's adopted grandfather and the last slave man around, dies in the summer of 1940, Bean and his very best friend Pole are some kind of hurt. Everyone in the Low Meadows is. Despite their grief, they are proud and excited to be included in their very first Sittin' Up - a wake for the dead. Bean and Pole know this special week will be one to remember, especially if the coming storm has its way and riles up Ole River enough to flood the Low Meadows right in the middle of Mr. Bro. Wiley's Sittin' Up.


75.99 *

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255477
Someplace to call home by Dallas, Sandra 

Paperback(Sleeping Bear Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 255477 Available

Dewey: FAges: 9-13   
AR: 3.8 MG

Genres: Historical Fiction Family Life


Subjects: Dust Bowl Era, 1931-1939 - Fiction Great Depression, 1929-1939 - Fiction Siblings - Fiction Orphans - Fiction Poverty - Fiction


Summary: In 1933, when twelve-year-old Hallie Turner and her brothers, Tom and Benny, take to the road seeking whatever work they can get, they find kindness in small-town Kansas.


8.19 *

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