123 Results
123 Results
Out of the dust —Hesse, Karen.
Book
1997
20 available of 23 items

In a series of poems, fifteen-year-old Billie Jo relates the hardships of living on her family's wheat farm in Oklahoma during the dust bowl years of the Depression.

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.
Book
2021
3 available of 112 items

"An epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras--the Great Depression. Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers...

Sold on a Monday : a novel —McMorris, Kristina, author.
Book
2018
2 available of 19 items

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

Water for elephants : a novel —Gruen, Sara.
Book
2006
76 available of 83 items

A dark and beautiful tale of life and love set among the colourful characters of a travelling circus during the lean years of the Great Depression. Gruen, born in Vancouver, is the author of "Riding lessons" and "Flying ...

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.
Large Print
2021
2 available of 19 items

"An epic novel of love and heroism and hope, set against the backdrop of one of America's most defining eras--the Great Depression. Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers...

The four winds —Hannah, Kristin, author.
Book On CD
2021
1 available of 8 items

Texas, 1934. Millions are out of work and a drought has broken the Great Plains. Farmers are fighting to keep their land and their livelihoods. The crops are failing, the water is drying up, and dust threatens to bury th...

Stormy weather : a novel —Jiles, Paulette, 1943-
Book
2007
9 available of 10 items

After the death of her husband, Jack, Elizabeth Stoddard and her three daughters are left destitute and must return to the abandoned family farm in Texas. Struggling to make ends meet they place their last hopes for salv...

Rainwater —Brown, Sandra, 1948-
Large Print
2009
12 available of 16 items

In a time of drought and economic depression in 1934, Ella Barron runs her boardinghouse in Texas while caring for her son, Solly, and responds to the calm influence of one of her boarders, David Rainwater, while facing ...

Sold on a Monday —McMorris, Kristina, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 5 items

2 children for sale. The sign is a last resort. It sits on a farmhouse porch in 1931, but could be found anywhere in an era of breadlines, bank runs and broken dreams. It could have been written by any mother facing impo...

Roll of thunder, hear my cry —Taylor, Mildred D.
Book
2001
1 available of 3 items

A black family living in Mississippi during the Depression of the 1930s is faced with prejudice and discrimination which its children do not understand.

The more the merrier —Byler, Linda, author.
Book
2020
23 available of 31 items

It's 1931, and times are tough for the Miller family, who are raising eight children in the midst of the Great Depression. When Eli Miller passes away unexpectedly, and then a fire destroys their barn, Annie has no idea ...

Wonderland Creek —Austin, Lynn N.
Book
2011
12 available of 14 items

Under the tulip tree : a novel —Shocklee, Michelle, author.
Book
2020
2 available of 11 items

"Sixteen-year-old Lorena Leland's dreams of a rich and fulfilling life as a writer are dashed when the stock market crashes in 1929. Seven years into the Great Depression, Rena's banker father has retreated into the bott...

The Lonely Hearts Hotel —O'Neill, Heather, author.
Large Print
2017
4 available of 6 items

Two babies are abandoned in a Montreal orphanage in the winter of 1910. Before long, their talents emerge: Pierrot is a piano prodigy; Rose lights up even the dreariest room with her dancing and comedy. As they travel ar...

The homestead —Byler, Linda, author.
Large Print
2018
0 available of 2 items

During the Great Depression, Hannah and her family move from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, to a homestead in North Dakota, hoping to make a fresh start. They face harsh realities-- and nearly starve-- until Hannah goes...

The librarian of Boone's Hollow a novel —Sawyer, Kim Vogel, author.
Large Print
2021
1 available of 11 items

"Addie Cowherd dreamt of being a novelist and offering readers the escape that books gave her during her tragic childhood. But it's the Great Depression, and when her adoptive father loses his job, Addie is forced to lea...

Kit Kittredge an American girl
DVD
2008
7 available of 8 items

After her father leaves to find work during the Great Depression, Kit's mother takes in boarders, and when the lockbox with the family money disappears, Kit sets out to solve the mystery.

Spring's gentle promise —Oke, Janette, 1935-
Book
2010
32 available of 33 items

Paper moon
DVD
2003
3 available of 3 items

The adventures of Moses Pray, a con artist selling bibles to credulous widows, and Addie , a young girl, as they travel the roads of America during the time of the Great Depression in the 1930s.

Water for elephants —Gruen, Sara.
Book On CD
2006
8 available of 8 items

Jacob Jankowski, a young man suddenly adrift at the height of the Depression, enters the world of a second-rate circus struggling to survive through one-night stands in town after town. Working in the circus menagerie, J...

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