Not a Nickel to Spare: The Great Depression Diary of Sally

Not a Nickel to Spare: The Great Depression Diary of Sally Cohen Coping with being poor during the Depression is hard enough, but Sally also has to deal with the anti Jewish feelings in her community when she ventures outside her familiar Jewish neighbourhood And her cousin Benny is always getting into scrapes Sally has to try to get him out of Sally must find the strength and learn to cope with the world around her


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10 thoughts on “Not a Nickel to Spare: The Great Depression Diary of Sally Cohen

  1. says:

    I don t understand why this book has such a low rating It is probably one of the most realistic and historically accurate book in the entire series At least it touches on not only the depression but the rise of Hitler Not only this but it talks about how this was li


  2. says:

    This was truly realistic I loved that the character of Sally was so accurately immature in that she is definitely eleven years old with age appropriate thoughts and opinions I also liked that this took place not in a traditional kind of diary but a scribbler.


  3. says:

    Not a Nickel to Spare is about Sally Cohen, a young girl who faces the difficulties of depression But on top of worrying about having enough money to survive, Sally also faces the difficulties of being a jewish With her cousin, Benny, Sally has many exciting adventures that help Sa


  4. says:

    I ve read a few of the Dear Canada books but this is without a doubt my favourite Sally Cohen s diary really touched me and pulled at the heart strings Being from Toronto, I really liked reading about places I knew but what really got me, was the racist attitudes the Torontonians had in th


  5. says:

    This was a well researched book on life during the depression in Toronto I enjoyed the details about food eaten, school days and the constant search for work I also appreciated that the author included many stories about his own parents living during this time However, I felt in some ways that Ben


  6. says:

    Not very enjoyable The only time she seems to write is to complain that she s bored until her cousin starts getting into trouble And I really didn t enjoy the reverse racism She doesn t seem to be able to form opinions of her own about the gentiles, she just lets her father s experiences color her judgmen


  7. says:

    A great book to better understand what it is do be without.


  8. says:

    I continue to be embarrassed by how little history I remember from school or how little I was actually taught.This is another installment in the dear Canada series, and this one is set in Toronto during the Great Depression It is told from the viewpoint of a young Jewish girl It is a good addition to the series a well to


  9. says:

    April 7th, 2015 MINI REVIEW4.5 Stars.The ending of this book broke my heart as much as reading through it and seeing events through Sally Cohen s eyes These books were really something I loved reading when I was young, especially because it featured various Canadian locations providing ameaningful read on a personal level There


  10. says:

    I began reading the book because I was waiting a history essay on the Great Depression and also because I like the Dear Canada series However, this particular book was not that great because I found that Sally repeated things a little too much And I know that she s Yiddish but she used a little too many Yiddish words and I was constantl


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