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The Great Depression

The Great Depression

The Great Depression is a time in history during which there was a large number of people unemployed, a lot of banks failed as well as businesses because people did not have money to buy anything. The Great Depression began in the United States when stock market prices began to fall on September 4, 1929 and crashed on October 29, 1929, also known as Black Tuesday. The Great Depression lasted through the middle of the 1930s.

The websites and books on this page will help you learn about what life was like during The Great Depression. It was a very hard time but many, many people who lived through it remember it as a time when families and friends helped each other and relied on each other for even basic needs look food and shelter.

Websites:

Non-Fiction Books:

Migrant mother : how a photograph defined the Great Depression 2011 The 1930s : from the Great Depression to The wizard of Oz 2006 Black Tuesday : the stock market crash of 1929 1995 Children of the Great Depression 2005
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression 2002 Children of the Dust Bowl : the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp 1992 Going to School During the Great Depression 2002 The Great Depression
The Great Depressions and World War II Why Did the Great Depression Happen? Children of the Great Depression

Fiction Books:

Migrant mother : how a photograph defined the Great Depression 2011 The 1930s : from the Great Depression to The wizard of Oz 2006 Black Tuesday : the stock market crash of 1929 1995 Children of the Great Depression 2005
Welcome to Kit's world, 1934 : growing up during America's Great Depression 2002 Children of the Dust Bowl : the true story of the school at Weedpatch Camp 1992 Going to School During the Great Depression 2002 The Carpenter's Gift
Moon Over Manifest On the Blue Comet Better to Wish R My Name is Rachel
The Miner's Daughter The Luck of the Buttons Wingwalker

 

Here are some stories about the Great Depression – the characters all live Indiana:
Chig and the Second Spread Indiana 2003 Christmas after all : the Great Depression diary of Minnie Swift 2001 Indiana The Dark Didn't Catch Me Indiana The Mighty Miss Malone Indiana 2012

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Skeletal System

Skeletal System
skeleton diagram The Skeletal System is made up of the 206 bones that hold the body up.

Websites:

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

DKHumanBody WeGiveBooksSmall Read DK Human Body – Take a journey from head to toe for an inside look at the amazing workings of you incredible body. There’s nothing more fascinating than dicovering the weird and wonderful, and there’s no better place to start than with you own body.
HumanBodyQ WeGiveBooksSmall Read Human Body Q & A – From head to toe, this book answers all the questions you could ever think to ask about the human body! Crammed with eye-opening questions and revealing answers no cell is left unturned. Human Body Q & A is a compelling and fantastically photographed and illustrated examination of the human body, in DK’s very successful question-and-answer format. Text is fully supported with illustrated with photographs, illustrations, annotated diagrams, and additional fact boxes.

Books about the Skeleton & Bones:

Skeletal System Bones Broken Bones Bones
206 Bones Musculoskeletal System Skeletal System Skeletons & Exoskeletons
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Nervous System

Nervous System
nervoussystem The Nervous System coordinates the voluntary and involuntary movements of the body. It includes the brain, the spinal chord and the nerves.The Control Center

Websites:

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

DKHumanBody WeGiveBooksSmall Read DK Human Body – Take a journey from head to toe for an inside look at the amazing workings of you incredible body. There’s nothing more fascinating than dicovering the weird and wonderful, and there’s no better place to start than with you own body.
HumanBodyQ WeGiveBooksSmall Read Human Body Q & A – From head to toe, this book answers all the questions you could ever think to ask about the human body! Crammed with eye-opening questions and revealing answers no cell is left unturned. Human Body Q & A is a compelling and fantastically photographed and illustrated examination of the human body, in DK’s very successful question-and-answer format. Text is fully supported with illustrated with photographs, illustrations, annotated diagrams, and additional fact boxes.

Books about the Nervous System and Brain:

The Nervous System Nervous System Nerves It's All In Your Head
Your Nervous System
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Muscular System

Muscular System
The Bundles of Energymuscularsystem The Muscular System moves the body, gives it posture and circulates the blood. It is made up of three types of muscles: skeletal, smooth & cardiac muscles.

Websites:

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

DKHumanBody WeGiveBooksSmall Read DK Human Body – Take a journey from head to toe for an inside look at the amazing workings of you incredible body. There’s nothing more fascinating than dicovering the weird and wonderful, and there’s no better place to start than with you own body.
HumanBodyQ WeGiveBooksSmall Read Human Body Q & A – From head to toe, this book answers all the questions you could ever think to ask about the human body! Crammed with eye-opening questions and revealing answers no cell is left unturned. Human Body Q & A is a compelling and fantastically photographed and illustrated examination of the human body, in DK’s very successful question-and-answer format. Text is fully supported with illustrated with photographs, illustrations, annotated diagrams, and additional fact boxes.

Books about the Muscular System:

Your Muscular System Muscular System Muscles How Do My Muscles Get Strong?
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Digestive System

Digestive System
The Food Factorydigestivesystem The Digestive System breaks down food into smaller pieces so it can be absorbed into the blood stream and carried to the body’s cells which use it to make energy. Organs of the Digestive System include the esophagus, stomach, pancreas & small intestine.

Websites:

Read Right Now! Free Online Books:

DKHumanBody WeGiveBooksSmall Read DK Human Body – Take a journey from head to toe for an inside look at the amazing workings of you incredible body. There’s nothing more fascinating than dicovering the weird and wonderful, and there’s no better place to start than with you own body.
HumanBodyQ WeGiveBooksSmall Read Human Body Q & A – From head to toe, this book answers all the questions you could ever think to ask about the human body! Crammed with eye-opening questions and revealing answers no cell is left unturned. Human Body Q & A is a compelling and fantastically photographed and illustrated examination of the human body, in DK’s very successful question-and-answer format. Text is fully supported with illustrated with photographs, illustrations, annotated diagrams, and additional fact boxes.

Books about the Digestive System:

The Digestive System Guts A Journey Through the Digestive System Why Do I Burp?
Digestive System Rumble and Spew Your Body Battles a Stomachache My Food Pyramid
Your Digestive System
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