Children of the Great Depression

By Russell Freedman

Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School
Genre: Non Fiction
Awards: Golden Kite Award
Publisher: Clarion Books 2005

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A clear and understandable outline of the Depression ere in photo-essay format featuring the black and white photographs of Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans and many others.

Award Key

Caldecott Medal

Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).

Coretta Scott King Award

Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).

Golden Kite Award

Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).

Newbery Medal

Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).

Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.