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    Growing up American : immigrant children in America, then and now

    Berrol, Selma Cantor.

    Examines the role of the child in immigrant families, drawing from first-person accounts, government documents, scholarly histories, novels, and poems, to trace the parallels between all immigrant children whether they arrived in the 1600s or came to America in the twentieth century.

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    Woman's life in colonial days

    Holliday, Carl, 1879-1936.

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    Fashions of a decade

    Feldman, Elane.

    Explores, through text and illustrations, how fashions and clothes reflect the social, political, and cultural climate of their time.

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    394.26
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    The folklore of American holidays

    "A compilation of more than 500 beliefs, legends, superstitions, proverbs, riddles, songs, dances, games, plays, pageants, fairs, foods, and processions associated with over 120 American calendar customs and festivals.".

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    Toys with nine lives : a social history of American toys

    McClary, Andrew, 1927-

    Considers how toys changed over the centuries in America as a rural society was gradually urbanized.

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    Naked

    Sedaris, David.

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    Home life in colonial days

    Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.

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    Child life in colonial days

    Earle, Alice Morse, 1851-1911.

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    973.2
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    Everyday life in early America

    Hawke, David Freeman.

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    973.3
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    The American revolutionaries : a history in their own words, 1750-1800

    Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War.

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    973.6
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    973.7
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    973.7
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    Voices from the Civil War : a documentary history of the great American conflict

    Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events during the four years of the Civil War.

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    973.8
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    Victorian America : Transformations in everyday life, 1876-1915

    Schlereth, Thomas J.

    Examines the changes in daily life in the United States between the Philadelphia Centennial in 1876 and the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915.

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    973.91
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    Flapper : the notorious life and scandalous times of the first thoroughly modern woman

    Zeitz, Joshua.

    Explores the era of the 1920s Jazz Age woman, typified by designer Coco Chanel, actresses Clara Bow, Colleen Moore and Louise Brooks, and New Yorker writer Lois Long, among others.

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    Dancing in the dark : a cultural history of the Great Depression

    Dickstein, Morris.

    Dancing in the Dark shows how our worst economic crisis, as it eroded American individualism and punctured the American dream, produced in the 1930s some of the greatest writing, photography, and mass entertainment ever seen in this country.

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    973.92
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    The fifties

    Halberstam, David.

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    Naked

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    Bittersweet

    Barr, Nevada.

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    Local girls

    Hoffman, Alice.

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    Hearts in Atlantis

    King, Stephen, 1947-

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    The lifeguard

    Morris, Mary, 1947-

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    Nine stories

    Salinger, J. D. (Jerome David), 1919-

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    305.23
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    Turn of the century

    Jackson, Ellen B., 1943-

    Children living in Great Britain and the United States at the beginning of each century between 1000 and 2000 A.D. describe their lifestyle at the time.

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    305.4
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    Good women of a well-blessed land : women's lives in Colonial America

    Miller, Brandon Marie.

    A social history of the American colonial period with a focus on the daily lives of women, including European immigrants, Native Americans, and slaves.

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    Home life in colonial America

    Samuel, Charlie.

    Examines various aspects of home life in colonial America, discussing housing, furniture, families, children, housework, food and drink, cooking, spinning, weaving, sewing, and changing lifestyles. Includes a glossary and list of primary sources.

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    391.5
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    The wigmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes the advent of the wig as a fashion necessity in France and England, illustrates popular styles of eighteenth-century wigs, and explains the colonial wigmaker's technique in construction and care of the wig.

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    394.266
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    Day of the Dead

    Lowery, Linda, 1949-

    Introduces the holiday, Day of the Dead, or Día de los Muertos, and describes how it is celebrated in Mexico and in the United States.

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    641.5
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    The kitchen

    Kalman, Bobbie, 1947-

    A look at the role the kitchen played in the pioneer daily life, not just as a food preparation area, but also as the social center of home life. Includes photographs of many period kitchens.

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    Colonial American craftspeople

    Stevens, Bernardine S.

    Describes the training and work of such craftspeople as carpenters, masons, silversmiths, wigmakers, and leatherworkers living in the American colonies.

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    810.9
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    When I was your age : original stories about growing up

    Includes stories by Laurence Yep, James Howe, Katherine Paterson, Walter Dean Myers, Susan Cooper, Avi and Francesca Lia Block.

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    973
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    Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression

    Brown, Harriet, 1958-

    Through photographs, illustrations, and both factual and fictionalized anecdotes, shows what life was like in the United States during the Depression.

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    973
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    Welcome to Samantha's world, 1904 : growing up in America's new century

    Gourley, Catherine, 1950-

    An in-depth look at life for girls and women in America in 1904, discussing city and town life, social reform, new inventions, amusements, and more.

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    973
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    Welcome to Felicity's world, 1774 : growing up in colonial America

    Gourley, Catherine.

    Provides an in-depth look at daily life and historical events in the American colonies during the Revolutionary War, including home life, work, medicine, and play.

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    973.2
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    Growing up in colonial America

    Barrett, Tracy, 1955-

    Describes the life of children in the American colonies, including daily chores, routines, and play, as well as religious and social attitudes that dictated how children were raised and what they were taught in New England and in the South.

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    973.2
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    Your travel guide to colonial America

    Day, Nancy.

    Takes readers on a journey back in time in order to experience life in the American colonies, describing clothing, accommodations, foods, local customs, transportation, a few notable personalities, and more.

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    973.2
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    Growing up in a new world, 1607 to 1775

    Miller, Brandon Marie.

    Presents details of daily life of Colonial children during the period from 1607 to 1775.

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    973.2
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    Colonial American home life

    Warner, J. F.

    Text and photographs discusse why people settled in the American colonies and describes aspects of their daily lives, including homes, clothing, food, work, school, and amusements.

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    973.3
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    Growing up in revolution and the new nation, 1775 to 1800

    Miller, Brandon Marie.

    Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1775 to 1800.

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    973.5
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    Growing up in America, 1830-1860

    Toynton, Evelyn.

    A picture of life for children growing up in the decades before the Civil War in New England, on the Plains, and in the South.

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    973.7
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    Growing up in the Civil War, 1861 to 1865

    Damon, Duane.

    Presents details of daily life of American children during the period from 1861 to 1865.

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    973.91
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    Life during the Great Depression

    Nishi, Dennis, 1967-

    Describes daily life for Americans during the Great Depression, as well as some of the lasting changes that occurred such as the increased power of the federal government and technological and cultural innovations.

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    This is just a test : a novel by Madelyn Rosenberg and Wendy Wan-Long Shang

    Rosenberg, Madelyn, 1966-

    In 1983 seventh-grader David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot to worry about--his bar mitzvah is coming soon; his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers argue about everything; his teammates for the upcoming trivia contest, Scott and Hector, do not like each other; he is beginning to notice girls; and Scott has persuaded him to begin digging a fallout shelter just in case the Cold War heats up.

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    Colonial living

    Tunis, Edwin, 1897-

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    When I was young in the mountains

    Rylant, Cynthia.

    Reminiscences of the pleasures of life in the mountains as a child.

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    301.09
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    v.1

    Encyclopedia of American social history

    In-depth essays on all aspects of American culture and social history.

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    Encyclopedia of American social history

    In-depth essays on all aspects of American culture and social history.

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    Encyclopedia of American social history

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    The great Gatsby

    A charming bootlegger attempts to win back the love of his youth, despite her maritial status and place in high-society New York.

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    Of mice and men

    In Depression-era California, two migrant workers dream of better days on a spread of their own until an act of unintentional violence leads to tragic consequences.

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