Potato: a tale from the Great Depression

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Houghton Mifflin, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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During the "Great Depression," a family seeking work finds employment for two weeks digging potatoes in Idaho.

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User Review  - tnelson725 - LibraryThing

This is a story told by an eight-year-old girl about her family's history during the Great Depression. It is the tale of her grandparents who lost their house after her grandfather lost his job. They ... Read full review

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User Review  - RobertaRogers - LibraryThing

The story is about a newlywed couple who has a baby and the dad ends up losing his job. He joined the coal mine business, but that too was shut down. He heard about a job picking potatoes in Idaho ... Read full review