Bonnie and Clyde met on January 5, 1930, when she was 19 and he was 20. They liked each other and began dating. The rest is history. In Bonnie and Clyde, author Jonna Rege tells the story of Depression era outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow. You will get to follow their crazy two-year crime spree. This nonfiction book for young readers investigates Bonnie and Clyde's histories, starting in their childhoods. You will get a peek into the Great Depression, and how life was different in the 1930s. First in the Depression Era Outlaws series, Bonnie and Clyde shares the tale of the short, troubled lives of these American icons.