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1390A Mother for ChocoKeikoKaszahttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/85663.A_Mother_for_Chocofictionfamily
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2620The Red Pencil AndreaDavis Pinkneyhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20454083-the-red-pencilfictionrefugeefriendship
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2640The JacketAndrewClementshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/606360.The_Jacketfictionprejudicerace relations
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2620The Lunch ThiefAnne CBromleyhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8517899-the-lunch-thieffictionhomelessness
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2600Lucky BeansBeckyBirthahttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7023088-lucky-beansfictionfamilydepressions
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2630One Potato, Two PotatoCynthiaDeFelicehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/199561.One_Potato_Two_Potatofictionpoor
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2630HomecomingCynthiaVoigthttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12125.Homecomingfictionfamilysurvival
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2560The Teddy BearDavidMcPhaillhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/142214.The_Teddy_Bearfictionhomelessness
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2520Coat of Many ColorsDollyPartonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/378192.Coat_of_Many_Colorsfictionfamilypoverty
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2560King of Mulberry StreetDonna JoNapolihttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1012335.The_King_of_Mulberry_Streetfictionimmigrationhomelessness
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2560Uncle Willie and the Soup KitchenDyAnneDiSalvo-Ryanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1931939.Uncle_Willie_and_the_Soup_Kitchenfictionhomelessnesspoverty
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2560Armando and the Blue Tarp SchoolE. H. Finehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1463813.Armando_and_the_Blue_Tarp_Schoolfictionhopedreams
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2580Fly Away HomeEveBuntinghttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/855685.Fly_Away_Homefictionhomelessness
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2590DecemberEveBuntinghttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/557459.Decemberfictionhomelessness
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2590StargirlJerrySpinellihttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22232.Stargirlfictionindividualityrelationships
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2590Almost HomeJoanBauerhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/13505629-almost-homefictionhomelessnessrelationships
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2620Four Feet, Two SandalsKaren LynnWillimashttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1941283.Four_Feet_Two_Sandalsfictionrefugeefriendship
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2610The Streets Are FreeKurusahttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/186046.The_Streets_are_Freenonfictionpovertybario
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2590The Tiger RisingKateDiCamillohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23310699-crenshawfictionfriendshiprural life
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2540CrenshawKatherineApplegatehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23310699-crenshawfictionpovertyfriendship
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2630The Can ManLaura E.Williamshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7724334-the-can-manfictionhomelessness
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2550Those ShoesMaribethBoeltshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1670602.Those_Shoesfictionconsumer fadpeer pressurefamily
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2550A Bike Like Sergio'sMaribethBoeltshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28588028-a-bike-like-sergio-sfictionpovertypeer pressureethical dilemma
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2590The Secret RiverMarjorieKinnan Rawlingshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7775623-the-secret-riverfictionpovertyhungergenerosity
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2600Mama Panya's PancakesMary & RichardChamberlainhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/380999.Mama_Panya_s_Pancakesfictiongenerosity
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2610Last Stop on Market StreetMattde la Penahttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22521973-last-stop-on-market-streetfictiongratitudefamily
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2560A Shelter in Our CarMonicaGunninghttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/843350.A_Shelter_in_Our_Carfictionhomelessness
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2630Almost ZeroNikkiGrimeshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8269720-almost-zerofictionmaterialismpeer pressure
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2630RichNikkiGrimeshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6327606-richfictionhomelessnessrich and poor
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2640Beatrice's GoatPageMcBrierhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/40106.Beatrice_s_Goatfictionaccess to education
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2530I Can Hear the SunPatriciaPolaccohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/443615.I_Can_Hear_the_Sunfictionhomelessnessfriendship
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2650Pictures of Hollis WoodsPatriciaReilly Giffhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/828084.Pictures_of_Hollis_Woodsfictionorphanfoster carefamily
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2640Did You Carry The Flag Today, Charley?RebeccaCadillhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1569057.Did_You_Carry_The_Flag_Today_Charley_fictionlife in appalachia
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2530Stella's StarlinerRosemaryWellshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18166918-stella-s-starlinerficitonfamily
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2650Money HungrySharon G.Flakehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/238836.Money_Hungryfictionhomelessnesspoverty
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2650Angel CityTonyJohnstonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/407309.Angel_Cityfictionorphanfamilystrength
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3700How to Steal a DogBarbaraO'Connorhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/826576.How_to_Steal_a_Dogfictionhomelessnessfamily
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3750The Mighty Miss MaloneChristopher PaulCurtishttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11288619-the-mighty-miss-malonefictionGreat Depressionpoverty
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3700Thief LordCorneliaFunkehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/113304.The_Thief_Lordfictionrunawaystreet children
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3730Mr. StinkDavidWilliamshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7041525-mr-stinkfictionhomelessnessfriendship
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3770Counting By 7sHollyGoldberg-Sloanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15937108-counting-by-7sfictionorphansurvival
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3710Lights on the RiverJaneResh Thomashttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1662082.Lights_On_The_Riverfictionmigrant workersfamilysurvival
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3770The Double Life of Zoe FlynnJanetLee Careyhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/284338.The_Double_Life_of_Zoe_Flynnfictionhomelessnessfamily
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3730GhostJasonReynoldshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28954126-ghostfictionsingle parent familyparent incarcerateddreams
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3660Sam and the Lucky MoneyKarenChinnhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/68786.Sam_and_the_Lucky_MoneyfictionChinese New Yearfamily
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3690Just JuiceKarenHessehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/328884.Just_Juicefictionpovertyfamilyresilience
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3670Because of Winn-DixieKateDiCamillohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/357664.Because_of_Winn_Dixiefictionfriendshipfamily relationships
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3680Great JoyKateDiCamillohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/552144.Great_JoyfictionhomelessnessChristmas
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3670The Same Stuff as StarsKatherinePatersonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1033674.The_Same_Stuff_as_Starsfictionfamily problemsself-reliance
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3750The CrossoverKwameAlexanderhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18263725-the-crossoverfictionfamilyrelationships
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3720The Rag CoatLaurenMillshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/378189.The_Rag_Coatfictionfamilyrural life; appalachiacommunity
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3670Number the StarsLoisLowryhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/47281.Number_the_StarsfictionWWIIcourage
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3690Lucky StrikesLouisBayardhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23546616-lucky-strikesfictionGreat Depressionorphan
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3680The Family Under the BridgeNatalieSavage Carsonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/906543.The_Family_Under_the_Bridgefictionhomelessnessfamily
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3750Esperanza RisingPamMunoz Ryanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/89763.Esperanza_RisingfictionGreat Depressionstruggle
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3700This is the Part Where You LaughPeterBrown Hoffmeisterhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26150590-this-is-the-part-where-you-laughfictionhomelessnessdrug abusegrowing up
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3700Out of My MindSharonDraperhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6609765-out-of-my-mindfictioncerebral palsycourage
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3670Crossing the WireWillHobbshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/588142.Crossing_the_Wirefictionsurvivalhunger
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4780Hold FastBlueBallietthttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/15815410-hold-fastfictionhomelessnessfamily
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4780TyrellCoeBoothhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/421338.Tyrellfictionhomelessnesspoverty
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4790Death by Toilet PaperDonnaGepharthttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18782850-death-by-toilet-paperfictionsingle parent familystruggle
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4790Tar BeachFaithRinggoldhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/111027.Tar_BeachfictionHarlemdreams
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4800Escape from Botany BayGeraldCushmanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1191002.Escape_From_Botany_Bayfictionprisonerssurvival
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4810Where the Mountain Meets the MoonGraceLinhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5983694-where-the-mountain-meets-the-moonfictionfairy talegrowing up poor
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4830Paper ThingsJenniferRichard Jacobsonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22747802-paper-thingsfictionorphanfamilysurvival
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4820Maniac MageeJerrySpinellihttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/139463.Maniac_Mageefictionorphansurvival
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4810Bridge to TerabithiaKatherinePatersonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2839.Bridge_to_Terabithiafictionfriendshipcourage
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4800The Great Gilly HopkinsKatherinePatersonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/163465.The_Great_Gilly_Hopkinsfictionfoster childrenfamily
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4800The Heartbeats of Wing JonesKatherineWebberhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/35574995-the-heartbeats-of-wing-jonesfictionemotional issuesracially mixed
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4820The Good Garden: How One Family Went from Hunger to Having EnoughKatieSmith Milwayhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8666745-the-good-gardennonfictionfood securityfamily
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4810Autumn StreetLoisLowryhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/303136.Autumn_StreetfictionWWIIfriendship
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4790WonderR.J.Palaciohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11387515-wonderfictioncouragecompassionacceptance
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4820The Orange ShoesTrinkaHakes Noblehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2129420.The_Orange_Shoesfictionfamilyrural life
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5850Caged WarriorAlanLawrence Sitomerhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17323431-caged-warriorfictionpovertyfamily relationships
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5910I Am DavidAnneHolmhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/278958.I_Am_Davidfictionrefugee
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5950Bud, Not BuddyChristopher PaulCurtishttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/368468.Bud_Not_BuddyfictionGreat Depressionrunaway
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5870The Hundred DressesEleanorEsteshttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/42369.The_Hundred_Dressesfictionfriendshipbullies
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5960Slakes Limbo: 121 DaysFeliceHolmanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1038268.Slake_s_Limbofictionsurvivalmisfit
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5940Harry Potter (series)J.K.Rowlinghttps://www.goodreads.com/series/45175-harry-potterfictionorphanfriendshipsurvival
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5950Higher Power of LuckySusanPatronhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/62151.The_Higher_Power_of_Luckyfictionabandoned childrenrelationships
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5870The Silent BoyLoisLowryhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12935.The_Silent_Boyfictionfamilyfriendshiprural life
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5920Roll of Thunder Hear My CryMildred DTaylorhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/310459.Roll_of_Thunder_Hear_My_CryfictionGreat Depressionracisimsocial injustice
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5910The AlchemistPauloCoelhohttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/865.The_Alchemistfictionwisdomself-discovery
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5900SounderWilliamHoward Armstronghttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/598117.Sounderfictioncouragefamilypoverty
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101340Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in AmericaBarbaraEhrenreichhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1869.Nickel_and_Dimednonfictionpovertyworking poor
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1-1450One Green AppleEveBuntinghttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/352945.One_Green_Applefictionimmigrantself confidence
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1-2470The Lady in the BoxAnnMcGovernhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/972238.The_Lady_in_the_Boxfictionhomelessnesshelpfulness
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1-2480Tight TimesBarbaraShook Hazenhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/630810.Tight_Timesfictionfamily
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1-2500Still a Family: A Story About HomelessnessBrendaReeves Sturgishttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/30201539-still-a-familyfictionhomelessness
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1-2460Stone Souphttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/193093.Stone_Soupfiction
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1-3Lily and the Paper ManRebbecaUpjohnhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/2419533.Lily_and_the_Paper_Manfictionhomelessnesspovertyfriendship
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1-4Shoebox SamMaryBrigid Barretthttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11461713-shoebox-samfictionhomelessnesscharity
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1-4Selavi: That is Life: A Haitian Story of HopeYoumeLandownehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1304642.S_lavi_That_is_Lifenonfictionstreet childrenpoverty
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1-7Changing Places: A Kid's View of shelter LivingJudyWallacehttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/20416040-changing-placesnonfictionhomelessnesspovertysurvival
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2-12Rain Falling on SunshineAprilCharlesonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28113559-rain-falling-on-sunshinenonfictionabusefamily
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4-5850Pieces of MeDarleneRyanhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/14372422-pieces-of-mefictionhomelessnessfriendship
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4-5850A Child Called ItDavePelzerhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/60748.A_Child_Called_It_nonfictionabusetrauma
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4-5840The Quiltmaker's JourneyJeffBrumbeauhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/571813.The_Quiltmaker_s_Journeyfictionpovertygenerosity
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4-5860LyddieKatherinePatersonhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/258905.Lyddiefictionpovertyself-reliance
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