HISTORY
Favreau, Marc

Crash: The Great Depression and the Fall and Rise of America

(3) 4-6 Favreau skillfully chronicles the turbulent period in American history from the stock market crash of 1929 to the advent of World War II. Pivotal issues discussed include the Great Depression's devastation; Roosevelt's recovery efforts; the effects of the Dust Bowl and the war; and conflicts involving gender, race, and social differences. Archival photographs provide insight into the era. Timeline, websites. Bib., glos., ind.

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