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Orca Book Publishers

On Our Street, hardcover

A gentle introduction to the issue of poverty, 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.

Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts created this series to guide parents/caregivers through conversations about difficult issues in a reassuring and hopeful manner and help children understand their expanding awareness of the world around them.

Nonfiction Ages 6-8
Pages: 32
Themes: poverty, homelessness, mental illness, human rights, essential services
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: 13/Feb/2018