Coster, Patience. A New Deal for Women: The Expanding Roles of Women, 1938-1960. 2011. 64p. Chelsea House, $35.00 (978-1-60413-934-1). Gr. 5-8.
During this period of time, women entered the work force in unprecedented numbers to support the war effort only to be pressured to return to their role of housewife and mother when the war ended. However, once women had left their conventional roles, many could never completely go back. [ltp]