In 1934 Kit finds that she has hard lessons to learn about the Depression both at home, where she is helping her mother run a boarding house while her father looks for a new job, and at school, where a fight spoils the preparations for the Thanksgiving pageant. Simultaneous.
This is the second in a series of books about a 9-year-old girl named Kit Kitteridge living in Cincinnati during the Great Depression. In this entry Kit's brother gives up college to get a job, and Kit sees firsthand exactly how the Great Depression is affecting her father.
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Subgenre: Historical / United States / 20th Century, School + Education