History Books By Topic

Learning About the Great Depression

This post is for sharing “living” or great books on the following history topics:

the Great Depression

(For the list of all history topics addressed by this blog, click here.)

For Elementary Students:
An African-American boy leaves a series of foster homes in the 1930’s to search for the man he thinks is his father in this Newbery Medal winning book. (Also winner of the Coretta Scott King Award.)

Eleanor, by B. Cooney – a picture book about Eleanor Roosevelt, first lady from 1933-1945:


For High School Students:


What are your favorite history books on this topic? Feel free to share with a comment below.


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