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Picture Books

Bunting, Eve, David Diaz (Illustrator) December (Harcourt Brace, October 1997)..

Bunting, Eve, Ronald Himler (Illustrator).  Fly Away Home (Clarion Books, March 1993).
A story about a  homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father.

Disalvo-RyanDyanne,  Mira ReisbergUncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen (Reading Rainbow Book)   (Mulberry Books, April 1997).

Greenberg, Keith E. Erik is Homeless (1992).

McGovern, Ann,  Marni Backer. The Lady in the Box (Turtle Books, September 1997).

Martin, Chia. Rosie, the Shopping Cart Lady (Hohm Press, June 1996).

Testa, Maria. Someplace to Go. 


Blair, Corneliayn.  Homeless in America: How Could It Happen Here? (Information Plus, June 1999).

Berck, Judith . No Place to Be : Voices of Homeless Children   (Houghton Mifflin Co,  April 1992).

Brain, Marshall. The Teenager's Guide to the Real World (Byg Pub, November 1997) and 20 Ways for Teenagers to Help Other People by Volunteering (online resource).

Chalofsky, Margie.  Changing Places : A Kid's View of Shelter Living by  Glen Finland (Contributor), Judy Wallace (Contributor), Ingrid Klass (Illustrator)  (Gryphon House, August 1992).
A look at life in the shelter through the eyes of eight homeless children.

Delisle, James R. and  Pamela Espeland. Kidstories : Biographies of 20 Young People You'd Like to Know (Free Spirit Pub, December 1991)

Delisle, Deb, Jim Delisle, Kenmarjorie Vinton (Illustrator), Marjorie Lisovskis (Editor) Growing Good Kids : 28 Activities to Enhance Self-Awareness,
Compassion, and Leadership (The Free Spirited Classroom) (Free Spirit Publishers, December 1996).

Duper, Linda Leeb. 160 Ways to Help the World : Community Service Projects for Young People (Checkmark Books, April 1996).

Epps, Alice M. Children Living in Temporary Shelters : How Homelessness Effects Their Perception of Home (Children of Poverty) (Garland Publishing, April 1998).

GrothB.L. (Photographer), Jane Hertensten (Editor).   Home Is Where We Live : Life at a Shelter Through a Young Girl's Eyes (Cornerstone Press Chicago, September 1995).

Hoose, Phillip.  It's Our World, Too! : Stories of Young People Who Are Making a Difference (Little Brown & Co. (May 1993).

Hubbard, Jim.   Lives Turned Upside Down : Homeless Children in Their Own Words and Photographs (Simon & Schuster, October 1996.

Jones, Quincy. Children First : A Celebration of Children, Homes for the Homeless (Bulfinch Press, January 1999).
A book and music package that enlists our compassion for homeless children and their families with photographs.

Lewis, Barbara A.  Kids With Courage:  True Stories About Young People Making a Difference (Free Spirit Publishers, December 1992).

Lewis, Barbara A.  The Kid's Guide to Service Projects : Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference  (Free Spirit Publishers, January 1995).

Lewis, Barbara A.  The Kid's Guide to Social Action : How to Solve the Social Problems You Choose-And Turn Creative Thinking into Positive Action (Free Spirit Publishers, June 1998).

Parker, Julie F.  Everything You Need to Know About Living in a Shelter (Need to Know Library) (Rosen Publishing Group, May 1995).

Rosen, Michael J. (Editor), Franz Brandenberg (Editor), Aliki (Illustrator). Home : A Collaboration of Thirty Distinguished Authors and Illustrators of Children's Books to Aid the Homeless  (HarperTrophy, June 1996)



Atkins, Linda.  Jamaica and Me: The Story of an Unusual Friendship  (Random House, 1998).

Barre, Shelley A.  Chive (Simon and Schuster, 1993)

Carlson, Natalie Savage.  The Family Under the Bridge

Curtis, Christopher Paul.  Bud, Not Buddy (Delacorte Press, September , 1999).

Evans, Douglas.  So What Do You Do? (Front Street Press, 1997).

Fox, Paula.  Monkey Island (Orchard, 1991).

Hahn, Mary Downing.  December Stillness 

Holtwijk, Ineke.  Asphalt Angels (Front Street Press, April 1999).
Asphalt Angels centers around a boy named Alex, a street child of 13 in Brazil who has been kicked onto the streets by his stepfather after his mother dies. Alone and scared, Alex quickly adapts to life in the streets with a group of other children.

Neufeld, John.  Almost a Hero