The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression is by Amity Shlaes. The graphic novel version of Shlaes' full blown novel. A long over due look at what caused the Great Depression and why it lasted so long. Shlaes is fair to all sides and doesn't paint either side of the aisle as all good or all bad. A must read for history lovers and those who want to understand how we got where we are today. A great way to introduce younger readers to important historical events in a way that will engage them.
Ratings: 9th grade - 9 out of 10.