The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal

The Great Depression: Experience the 1930s from the Dust Bowl to the New Deal


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781619303409
Publisher: Nomad Press
Publication date: 02/15/2016
Series: Inquire and Investigate Series
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 880,225
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 1060L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 15 Years

About the Author

Marcia Amidon Lusted has written over 80 books for young readers, many on historical subjects. As an assistant editor for Cobblestone Publishing and its award-winning history magazines, she has written widely on many different historical eras. Her books for Nomad Press include The Roaring Twenties: Discover the Era of Prohibition, Flappers, and Jazz and Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change. Marcia lives in Hancock, New Hampshire.

Tom Casteel is an illustrator and cartoonist with a master's degree from the Center for Cartoon Studies. Tom has illustrated several books for Nomad Press, including Natural Disasters: Investigate Earth’s Most Destructive Forces; Cities: Discover How They Work; and Explorers of the New World: Discover the Golden Age of Exploration with 22 Projects. Tom lives in South Bend, Indiana.

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Was So Turbulent About the Thirties?
Chapter One: Boom to Bust
Chapter Two: Not a Job in Sight
Chapter Three: A New Deal
Chapter Four: A Dusty Disaster
Chapter Five: Daily Life in the 1930s
Chapter Six: Science, Inventions, and the World of Tomorrow
Chapter Seven: War and Recovery

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