On Our Street
On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty written by Dr. Jillian Roberts and Jaime Casap, illustrated by Jane Heinrichs. Hardcover. Ages 6-8.
"On Our Street explores the realities of people living with inadequate resources. Using age-appropriate language, this book addresses mental illness, homelessness and refugee status as they are connected to this issue. Insightful quotes from individuals and organizations such as UNICEF are included throughout to add further perspective on the issue. An invaluable section on how kids can help empowers readers to take what they have learned and use it to make a difference."