Understanding Poverty: A Book List for Ages 4-12
I'm going to be building this list to create our next Classroom Kit for Multicultural Children's Book Day. This list was crowdsourced from our #ReadYourWorld Twitter Party. Thanks for your suggestions! Understand Poverty: A Book List for Ages 4 - 12 #KidLit #middlegrade #picturebooks
These 18 children's books are ideal for helping kids of all ages understand poverty and develop empathy for people in poverty. Click through for the full book list, plus additional activities that can help children understand the root causes of hunger and poverty. #worldhunger #hungerinamerica
A Home for Luna : Written by Stef Gemmill : Illustrated by Mel Armstrong
When Luna washes up on a strange shore she is scared and lonely. She soon discovers there is beauty in her new land, and along the way makes unexpected frien...
Girl of the Southern Sea
Booktopia has Girl of the Southern Sea by Michelle Kadarusman. Buy a discounted Paperback of Girl of the Southern Sea online from Australia's leading online bookstore.
German city builds futuristic-looking 'nests' to protect the homeless from cold winter nights
This city in Germany is littered with homeless pods called "Ulmer Nests" designed to provide emergency shelter to the homeless.
What our politicians could learn about poverty from the experiences of this influential economist
Most politicians tend to be unfamiliar with unemployment because they move from university to the corporate world and then into politics. But more first-hand experience with the difficulty of living in poverty may give them greater insight on how to handle the issue, writes Gareth Hutchens.
A homeless woman's message for the younger generation
Homelessness "snuck up" on 58-year-old mother and business owner Zoe who now struggles to stay off the street. She wants her story to be a warning to the next generation.
The Tip At The End Of The Street by Tohby Riddle - 9780207189555 - QBD Books
No one believes there's treasure at the tip at the end of the street, but Carl and Minnie do. They've found old bicycles, harpsichords and flying machines. One day they find a different kind of treasure - an old man. And they decide to take ... - 9780207189555 - QBD Books - Buy Online for Better Range and Value.