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Subject=Great Depression, 1929-1939--Fiction.

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    The mighty Miss Malone

    Curtis, Christopher Paul.

    Deza Malone, the smartest girl in her class in Gary, Indiana, accompanies her mother and older brother on a trip to find her father, an African American man who left to find work after the Great Depression hit. They end up in a Hooverville outside of Flint, Michigan, and her brother attempts to be a performer while Deza and her mother search for a home.

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    The truth about sparrows

    Hale, Marian.

    Twelve-year-old Sadie promises that she will always be Wilma's best friend when their families leaves drought-stricken Missouri in 1933, but once in Texas, Sadie learns that she must try to make a new home--and new friends, too.

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    Full of Beans

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    Ten-year-old Beans Curry, a member of the Keepsies, the best marble playing gang in Depression-era Key West, Florida, engages in various schemes to earn money while "New Dealers" from Washington, D.C., arrive to turn run down Key West into a tourist resort.

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    Turtle in paradise

    Holm, Jennifer L.

    In 1935, when her mother gets a job housekeeping for a woman who does not like children, eleven-year-old Turtle is sent to stay with relatives she has never met in far away Key West, Florida.

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    Blizzard of the blue moon / #36

    Osborne, Mary Pope.

    The magic tree house carries Jack and Annie to New York City in 1938 on a mission to rescue the last unicorn.

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    Lucky beans

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest.

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    Saving Strawberry Farm

    Hopkinson, Deborah.

    During the Great Depression, Davey learns that a neighbor's property is about to be auctioned, and he rallies his friends, neighbors, and family to help save Strawberry Farm.

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    Tree of hope

    Littlesugar, Amy.

    Florrie's daddy used to be a stage actor in Harlem before the Depression forced the Lafayette Theater to close, but he gets a chance to act again when Orson Welles reopens the theater to stage an all-black version of Macbeth.

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    The all-I'll-ever-want Christmas doll

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    During the Depression, three young sisters get one baby doll for Christmas and must find a way to share.

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