Tag Archives: Great Depression

I Will Send Rain – Rae Meadows

One year in the life of a small farming family in the Oklahoma Panhandle during the beginning of the Dust Bowl is the focus of this short novel.  Amidst the descriptions of dust storms, grit and desolation, the reader is … Continue reading

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The Mighty Miss Malone – Christopher Paul Curtis

Mr. Curtis’s newest has award winner written all over it.  Set during the Depression, we become one of the Malone family, facing their heartaches, struggles, and joys.  The story opens in Gary, Indiana, where the family is intact, but very … Continue reading

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