Grade 3-5, 6-8
On-Demand Webinar

Homelessness in Children’s Literature [Upper Elementary and Middle School]

Updated: January 19 2023,



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This webinar focuses on fictional families facing some very real problems; hunger, parental illness, joblessness, unpaid bills, and homelessness. Students can learn valuable life lessons concerning earning, saving, spending, and creative problem solving in books such as Crenshaw, How to Steal a Dog, and Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave. Webinar attendees will receive links to classroom-ready lessons and a topical bibliography.