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Janet Taylor Lisle
Late Elementary School,Middle School
A wrenching WWII novel traces the relationship between two 13-year-old American boys and a German-born Expressionist painter reputed to be a spy. The intimate first-person narrative brings universal themes of prejudice and loss to a personal level.
Robert S. McElvaine
Late Elementary School
A collection of primary documents that illustrate the impact of the depression on society, economy, and politics.
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
During the early days of the Great Depression, NYC's first Puerto Rican librarian, Pura Belpre, introduceds the public library to immigrants living in El Barrio and hosts the neighborhood's first Three King's Day fiesta.
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
A family's cross-country communication changes during the development and demise of the Pony Express. Told in rhyme.