When her boyfriend dumps her and she loses her job during the Great Depression, librarian Alice Grace Ripley agrees to help out in the library of the tiny town of Acorn, Kentucky, where she finds more than she ever imagined.
- Author:Austin, Lynn N.Summary:
- Author:Taylor, CoraSummary:
In 1932, Pip Tyler and his family suffer the ravages of dust storms in southern Alberta, Canada.
- Author:Brennert, AlanSummary:
Sharing a family life in the 1930s near the legendary Palisades Amusement Park, a family of dreamers explores ambitions and cultural boundaries that are challenged by the realities of the Great Depression, multiple wars, and the park's...
- Author:Driedger, WilliamSummary:
Humorous tales of life in the fictional Mennonite colony of Rosenheim during the Great Depression.
- Author:McManus, Curtis RSummary:
'Dirty Thirties' is the sobriquet commonly applied to the agricultural crisis in the drylands of southern Saskatchewan in Canada that coincided with the Great Depression. This title contends that the 'Dirty Thirties' actually began much...
- Author:Slade, Arthur G.Summary:
Robert's brother vanishes and he has to find him. This award-winning book offers a new sophistication to young adult fiction, and a terrifying take on the psychology of fear.