Books on Homelessness
The Institute for Poverty and Homelessness, www.icpny.org, has several offerings of books for children discussing issues that may arise during their lives while homeless. Please take a look at this website. You can find the book listing with description and pricing under the heading Curricula and Children’s books.
A few titles from this site are listed below:
Mango’s Quest; the story of a home lost and found (book and activity book)
This book discusses the adventures of a young hamster that must leave his cage and find a new place to sleep.
Cooper the pink mouse suddenly finds he is homeless.
Voyage to Shelter Cove (book and activity book)
This book tells the story of how Serena, Herman, Pedro, and Penelope find friends, solace, and sea kelp at Shelter Cove after the destruction of their coral reef.
This Homeless Resources Web Page was created by Trisa Hosford January 2011.