New Perspectives Discussion Series

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A Gift of Hope: Helping the Homeless by Danielle Steel

Resources for Further Exploration


Organizations and Online Resources


Books (asterisk * indicates book is also available as book on CD)

  • This is All I Got: A New Mother’s Search for Home by Lauren Sandler
  • Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond
  • Breakfast At Sally’s by Richard LeMieux
  • *Broke in America: Seeing, Understanding and ending US Poverty by Joanne Samuel Goldblum
  • Troop 6000: How a Group of Homeless Girl Scouts Inspired the World by Nikita Stewart


Documentaries, Docuseries, and Videos


Elementary Level Books

  • Dear Librarian by Lydia M. Sigwarth; illustrated by Romina Galotta
  • The One with the Scraggly Beard by Elizabeth Withey; illustrated by Lynn Scurfield
  • Still a Family by Brenda Reeves Sturgis; pictures by Jo-Shin Lee
  • A Place to Stay: A Shelter Story by Erin Gunti; illustrated by Esteli Meza
  • Aunt Pearl by Monica Kulling; illustrated by Irene Luxbacher


Middle Grade Books


Teen Books