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Title

Potato: A tale from the Great Depression

Description

The narrator reflects on her grandparents and their experience with the Great Depression. When Grandpa Clarence loses his job, his wife and child Dorothy move to Idaho. They pick potatoes to earn money and trade them for other goods. Grandpa Clarence gets a new job and the family grows. The narrator thanks her grandparents help to influence her liking of potatoes.

Author

Lied, Kate

Publisher

National Geographic

Date

1997

Illustrator

Ernst, Lisa Campbell

ISBN

0-7922-3521-5

City of Publication

Washington, DC

Year of Publication

1997

Author of Abstract

Abstract provided by Brianna Higgins, 2015

Citation

Lied, Kate, “Potato: A tale from the Great Depression,” Children's Picture Book Database at Miami University, accessed July 19, 2019, https://dlp.lib.miamioh.edu/picturebook/items/show/14001.
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