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What further understanding of the Great Depression do you have after reading this novel? Connecting What would you do if you were Josh? Would you leave the house? What would you do differently and why? Summarizing Summarize how Josh grows up due to the effects of the Great Depression.
Visualizing Visualize what your life would be like during the Great Depression. Write about what you think you would experience and how you would react.
We find out what Josh knows, thinks, and witnesses throughout the story. By using first person point of view, the author allows the readers to feel what it was like for Josh to grow up quickly during the Great Depression.
Structure The book has 11 chapters. There are not any other parts to the book, such as a table of contents or glossary. The story is told in chronological order from the point of view of Josh, the main character.
Language Convention and Clarity The language is basic and literal. The vocabulary is basic and easy to follow. All of the dialogue is easy to understand. Knowing the cause and effects of the Great Depression will further understanding of what the family experienced in the novel.
Level of Meaning The text is a literal story about a teenage boy growing up in the time of the Great Depression.No Promises in the Wind follows Josh (15) and Joey (10) Grondowski as they venture from their family in Chicago with their teenage friend Howie during the Great Depression.
This realistic, and historical-fiction novel shows the turbulence of the 's - the starvation, unemployment, hopping trains.5/5(5).
No Promises in the Wind is a historical novel by Irene Hunt, first published in The novel takes place in , during the Great Depression. The novel takes place in , during the Great Depression. By: Mary Madelyn Melton The Great Depression No Promises in the Wind The clothing people did have was worn and holy like Josh and Joey's No one had enough money to buy expensive clothing.
No Promises in the Wind () is a historical novel by Irene Hunt. This novel takes place in during the Great Depression.
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Transcript of No promises in the wind. About Irene Irene Hunt Education and career Pursued her bachelors degree at the University of Illinois and graduated in The Great Depression other novels The Great Depression No Promises in the Wind Born in Pontiac Illinois Never married or had children Had a .