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Written by Steven Otfinoski


ISBN: 978-0-531-22690-2

List Price: $36.00

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When the stock market crashed in October 1929, the world’s economy was thrown into disarray. For the next decade, the Great Depression left millions of Americans without jobs and forced countless businesses to close. Readers will discover how people struggled to make a living in a time of high unemployment, how the government tried to solve the country’s economic troubles, and much more.
Item #: 668056
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2018
Format: Reinforced Library Binding
Trim Size: 6 1/2" x 9 5/8"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
Dewey #: 330.9730916
  • Content summarized in 30 short chapters makes these important historical events very accessible to the middle grade readers
  • Maps pinpoint where pivotal battles and other events took place
  • Striking photos capture memorable moments in history
  • Timeline helps readers understand exactly how events unfolded
  • Glossary and biographies help clarify important terms and provide information about key figures
  • Digital content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com