Books The Best Books About Homelessness  

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List of best books about homelessness, including jacket cover images when available. All these popular books on homelessness are sorted by popularity, so the highest rated books are at the top of the list. This well-researched bibliography includes out-of-print titles and generally contains the most popular, famous, or otherwise notable books - fiction or non-fiction - about being homeless. If you're looking for a list of top books on homelessness then you're in the right place.

Books here include everything from Lyddie to The Railway Children. You should be able to answer the question, "What are the best books about Homelessness?" after checking out this list.

This greatest homelessness book list contains various bits of information, such as the author's names and what genre the books fall under. Most of these homelessness books can be bought on Amazon with one easy click.

Monica Hughes, Cynthia Voigt, and Paula Fox have all written books about Homelessness.

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Tell them who I am is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Tell them who I am Elliot Liebow

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Switch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Switch Kevin McColley

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Songs from the alley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Songs from the alley Kathleen Hirsch

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Stuart: A Life Backwards is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Stuart: A Life Backwards Alexander Masters Stuart: A Life Backwards is a biography by Alexander Masters of his friend Stuart Shorter, formerly, at various times, a prisoner and a career criminal. It explores how a young boy, somewhat ...more

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Rights in the Home is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Rights in the Home Emma Haughton

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The Runaways is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The Runaways Kristin Butcher

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Down and Out in Paris and Lond... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Down and Out in Paris and London George Orwell Down and Out in Paris and London is the first full-length work by the English author George Orwell, published in 1933. It is a memoir in two parts on the theme of poverty in the two cities. The ...more

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Beggars of Life is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Beggars of Life Jim Tully

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Silver Threads is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Silver Threads Marsha Skrypuch

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Dark End of Dream Street is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Dark End of Dream Street Lesley Choyce

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Amber was Brave, Essie was Sma... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart Vera Williams Amber was Brave, Essie was Smart is a book by Vera Williams.

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Good Enough To Eat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Good Enough To Eat Brock Cole

20 Books to Read in Your 20s

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Lyddie is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Lyddie Katherine Paterson Lyddie is a 1991 novel by Katherine Paterson. Set in the 19th century, this is a story of determination and personal growth. When thirteen-year-old Lyddie and her younger brother are hired out ...more

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The Little Match Girl is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The Little Match Girl Hans Christian Andersen The Little Match Girl is a short story by Danish poet and author Hans Christian Andersen. The story is about a dying child's dreams and hope, and was first published in 1845. It has been adapted ...more

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The little match girl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The little match girl Jerry Pinkney

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The bamboo flute is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The bamboo flute Garry Disher

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Rachel and Her Children is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Rachel and Her Children Jonathan Kozol

The Best Novels Written by Famous Actors

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The People of the Abyss is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The People of the Abyss Jack London The People of the Abyss is a book by Jack London about life in the East End of London in 1902. He wrote this first-hand account by living in the East End for several months, sometimes staying in ...more

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The Simple Gift is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The Simple Gift Steven Herrick

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True Believer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
True Believer Virginia Euwer Wolff True Believer is a book written by Virginia Euwer Wolff.

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Travels with Lizbeth: Three Ye... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Travels with Lizbeth: Three Years on the Road and on the Streets Lars Eighner Travels with Lizbeth: Three Years on the Road and on the Streets is a book written by Lars Eighner.

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Monkey island is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Monkey island Paula Fox Monkey Island is a 1991 novel by Paula Fox.

The 20 Most Epic Wedding FAILs of All Time

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Homecoming is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Homecoming Cynthia Voigt Homecoming is a young adult novel by American children's author Cynthia Voigt. It is the first of seven novels in the Tillerman Cycle. It was adapted into a for-TV film.

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A Lion to Guard Us is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
A Lion to Guard Us Clyde Robert Bulla

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Song of the trees is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Song of the trees Mildred D. Taylor Song of the Trees is a 1975 novella by author Mildred Taylor. It was the first of her highly acclaimed series of books about the Logan family. The novella follows the time Mr. Anderson tried to ...more

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Just Juice is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Just Juice Karen Hesse

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Rodzina is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Rodzina Karen Cushman

The Best Books Written Under Pen Names

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The King of Dragons is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The King of Dragons Carol Fenner

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Homeless Bird is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Homeless Bird Gloria Whelan Homeless Bird is a book written by Gloria Whelan.

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Five little Peppers and how th... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness

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The mediaeval Islamic underwor... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The mediaeval Islamic underworld Clifford Edmund Bosworth

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The Displaced of Capital is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness

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UN Punado De Semillas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
UN Punado De Semillas Monica Hughes

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Falling through the Cracks is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness

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The Railway Children is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
The Railway Children E. Nesbit The Railway Children is a children's book by Edith Nesbit, originally serialised in The London Magazine during 1905 and first published in book form in 1906. It has been adapted for the screen ...more

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Street Love is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Books About Homelessness
Street Love Walter Dean Myers