Tag Archives: the Great Depression

” A Long Way From Chicago” – A Tall Tale

Book Review : A Long Way From Chicago by Richard Peck Spoiler Alert! Joey and Mary Alice Dowdel would travel down from Chicago to visit their Grandma every August for a week. Grandma was tough as an old boot and … Continue reading

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“Moon Over Manifest” – Who Has Hope?

Book Review : Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool Spoiler Alert! Summary Gideon Tucker has always managed to provide for himself and his daughter, Abilene, even though times are tough in 1936. Then he decides he needs to take on … Continue reading

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