Who Are the Homeless? is part of the Community Issues series which addresses issues facing communities today in the USA. They share a common format of a short story, followed by an article on the subject of the book and some activities. Suggestions for more activities are included in the Teacher's Guide (590-0050).
Who Are the Homeless? starts with a short story about a shelter for homeless people being established in a residential neighborhood, the reactions of some residents, and how one person gets to know the people in the shelter and comes to understand why it is needed. The article in the second half discusses the causes of homelessness and some of the available solutions. The series are suitable for use as beginner readers or as the starting point for thematic group work.
|Peppercorn Book Number: 590-0021|
|Publisher: New Readers Press|
|Series: Today's World: Community Issues|
|Illustrator: Gerald. N. Bates|
|Illustrated: b&w drawings|
|Place of Publication: Syracuse, NY|
|Year of Publication: 1994|
|Reader Level: Beginner 2|
|Size: 5.5 x 8.5 inches, portrait|
|Length: 32 pages|