Picture Books & Resources
Picture books are a great way to promote an understanding of poverty and homelessness. For many children, the only glimpse they may see of these is people living on the street. For other children living in poverty is a daily reality. The books below will spark sensitive discussion about poverty. They provide information about what it is like to be hungry and be without a permanent home. A struggle experienced by many in the current economic climate. The books also show the kindness of strangers to people who struggle.
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These resources relate to the book, author and illustrator. The number of resources varies subject to subject. Please check they are appropriate for your specific needs before using them with children. If you have any suggestions please get in touch!
More Books to Explore
The Children’s Library Lady has over 400 picture books on large variety of topics. You will find specific book, author and illustrator information, as well as resources. You can also browse themed books lists and explore all the books on the website. Click on the book covers below to start exploring what the website has to offer.
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