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    The Bread Winner by Arvella Whitmore-- great historical fiction novel unit for upper elementary. Takes place during the Great Depression.

    • Christy Gupta

      The Bread Winner by Arvella Whitmore-- GREAT historical fiction novel unit for upper elementary (and not widely known). Takes place during the Great Depression. ($)

    • Teresa Gregg

      The "anchor" activities throughout the novel study are summarizing and determining fact v. fiction. After gathering background information about th...

    • Kristin Mugrauer

      The Bread Winner by Arvella Whitmore-- great historical fiction novel unit for upper elementary. Takes place during the Great Depression. Has a great business/math tie in.

    • Sondra Tokarczyk

      The Bread Winner by Arvella Whitmore Historical Fiction Novel Unit-- great book to use with a student business unit, set during The Depression, lesser known book, female main character, high interest for boys and girls ($)

    • Maranda Stone

      Novel study for the Great Depression

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