Nothing to Fear

Paperback | February 1, 2001

byJackie French Koller

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Thirteen-year-old Danny and his family are struggling to make ends meet in New York during the Great Depression. His father leaves to search for work, and Danny and his mother do what they can to survive. With his mother pregnant and unable to help, Danny is forced to beg for food. Through it all, they retain their good humor and family pride, and in the end help arrives in a most unexpected guise. 'Rich, rewarding historical fiction.' - Kirkus Reviews

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When his father moves away to find work and his mother becomes ill, Danny struggles to help his family during the Great Depression.

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Thirteen-year-old Danny and his family are struggling to make ends meet in New York during the Great Depression. His father leaves to search for work, and Danny and his mother do what they can to survive. With his mother pregnant and unable to help, Danny is forced to beg for food. Through it all, they retain their good humor and famil...

JACKIE FRENCH KOLLER is the award-winning author of numerous books for children. She lives in Westfield, Massachusets.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.7 inPublished:February 1, 2001Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0152575820

ISBN - 13:9780152575823

Appropriate for ages: 10

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nothing to fear To me this book was a rollercoster of emotions. It was packed full of sorrow, joy and true bravery and strength that keeps your eyes glue to the pages.
Date published: 2012-12-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great book This books gives you a look at problems people had to face during the Great Depression. I thought it was great and would recomend it to anyone who likes historical fiction. If you like this one you might like "Stepping on the Cracks" by Mary Downing Hahn. Also a historical fiction book.
Date published: 2000-04-05

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When his father moves away to find work and his mother becomes ill, Danny struggles to help his family during the Great Depression.