CRENSHAW* COMPANION BOOKS ABOUT HOMELESSNESS

*by Katherine Applegate

 

Picture Books:

Selavi, That is Life : a Haitian Story of Hope (2004) by Youme Landowne

Tight Times (1983) by Barbara Shook Hazen

Those Shoes (2009) by Maribeth Boelts

The House on Dirty Third Street (2012) by Jo S. Kittinger

Yard Sale (2015) by Eve Bunting

December (2000) by Eve Bunting

Fly Away Home (1993) by Eve Bunting
The Quiltmaker’s Gift (2001) by Jeff Brumbeau

Last Stop on Market Street (2015) by Matt De La Pena

Shoebox Sam (2011) by Mary Brigid Barrett

The Lady in the Box (1997) by Ann McGovern

I Can Hear the Sun (1999)  by Patricia Polacco

The Can Man (2010) by Laura E. Williams

The Lunch Thief (2010) by Anne C. Bromley

A Shelter in Our Car (2013) by Monica “Sélavi: That is Life: A Haitian Story of Hope”

Chapter Books:

Breaking Stalin's Nose (2013) by Yelchin, Eugene

A Dog Called Homeless (2012) By Lean, Sarah

Family Under the Bridge (1958)by Natalie Savage Carlson

Tinfoil Sky by  Cyndi Sand-Eveland

Undergrounders (2011) by David Skuy

Sketches (2008) by Eric Walters

Almost Home (2013) by Joan Bauer

How To Steal a Dog (2009) by Barbara O'Connor

Death By Toilet Paper (2015) by Donna Gephart

Paper Things (2015) by Jennifer Richard Jacobson

The Double Life of Zoe Flynn (2007) by Janet Lee Carey

Monkey Island (1991) by Paula Fox

Hold Fast (2013) by Blue Balliett

 

Animals Without Homes (picture books):

A Home for Dakota (2008) by Jan Grover and Nancy Lane

Mutt Dog (2005) by Stephen Michael King

Two Bobbies:  A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship and Survival (2008) by Kirby Larson

Go Home! The True Story of James the Cat (2000) by Libby Phillips Meggs

The Stray Dog (2003) by Marc Simont 

A Dog's Life: Autobiography of a Stray (2006) by Ann M. Martin

A Dog Called Homeless (2012) by Sarah Lean

Harry the Homeless Puppy (2015) by Holly Webb

Because of Winn Dixie (2001) by Kate DiCamillo