On Our Street: Our First Talk about Poverty (World Around Us #1) (Hardcover)

On Our Street: Our First Talk about Poverty (World Around Us #1) By Jillian Roberts, Jaime Casap, Jane Heinrichs (Illustrator) Cover Image

On Our Street: Our First Talk about Poverty (World Around Us #1) (Hardcover)

The World Around Us series introduces children to complex cultural, social and environmental issues that they may encounter outside their homes, in a way that is accessible. Sidebars offer further reading for older children or care providers who have bigger questions. For younger children just starting to make these observations, the simple question-and-answer format of the main text will provide a foundation of knowledge on the subject matter.

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.

Product Details ISBN: 9781459816176
ISBN-10: 145981617X
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication Date: February 13th, 2018
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: World Around Us