Tag Archives : Poverty

The Face of Poverty in America


Today I have a book that shows the face of poverty in America. ┬áThis book is a memoir, so it will show kids what it is really like to live on food stamps and to have to declare you are in the free lunch program every day at school. Don’t forget to follow One Great Book on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram…

Fresh Perspective on the Class Divide


Today I have a book that offers a fresh perspective on the class divide.  Zoe is poor and she and her family are struggling with the choice of having a roof over their heads versus the mental abuse being thrust upon her mother by her mother’s boyfriend.  Using your voice when the consequences are so immense is never easy and Zoe…