The 1930s: directions

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Century kids volume 4.
Millbrook Press,
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Books three and four of a sweeping ten-volume series that follows a single family through the twentieth-century. Each book is set against the background of a successive decade, and the historic events, inventions, and cultural milieu of the featured decade are woven into the fictional narrative.Rocco's son Tony hops a freight train and experiences the Great Depression firsthand. Molly Aldrich competes in the Berlin Olympics and visits her cousin Jack, who married a Jewish woman and settled in Berlin. Major events of the decade, including the rise of Hitler and the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, play a part in the narrative.
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Grouping Title 1930s directions
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