The Greatest Generation Grows Up by Kriste Lindenmeyer
3 pages (750 words)
, Book Report/Review
Lindenmeyer provides a good account of childhood in the United States during the Great Depression that occurred in the 1930s. She shows the importance of cultural, social, and legal structures that influenced childhood in the 1930s. She also shows the evolution of childhood institutions, including school, work, and play, during the economic downturn.