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On Our Street

Written by Jillian Roberts and Jaime Casap and illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
Published by Orca Book Publisher
Goodreads Rating - 3.9 / 5.0
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A gentle introduction to the issue of poverty, On Our Street explores the realities of people living with inadequate resources. Using age-appropriate language, this book addresses mental illness, homelessness and refugee status as they are connected to this issue. Insightful quotes from individuals and organizations such as unicef are included to add further perspective on the issue. A section on how kids can help empowers readers to take what they have learned and use it to make a difference. Child psychologist Dr. Jillian Roberts created this series to guide parents/caregivers through conversations about difficult issues in a reassuring and hopeful manner and help children understand their expanding awareness of the world around them.

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Jillian Roberts

Dr. Jillian Roberts is a renowned child psychologist, author, professor and parent. Considered a go-to expert for journalists, her work has appeared in the New York Times and Toronto Sun, and she is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post and Global News. Her bestselling series of children’s books, the Just Enough series, was released in 2016 to international acclaim. In early 2017 Dr. Roberts co-founded FamilySparks to offer families a supportive, resource-rich community to help them navigate our increasingly complicated world. For more information, visit www.drjillianroberts.com.

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Jaime Casap

Jaime Casap is the Chief Educational Evangelist at Google Inc. in Phoenix, Arizona. Jaime is a firstgeneration American who was raised by a single mother subsisting on welfare in Hell’s Kitchen, nyc. Having grown up in poverty, he truly believes that access to education and technology can save lives. Working with Google and educational organizations around the world, Jaime is passionate about improving the quality of education by using technology to create powerful learning models in all classrooms, from kindergarten to college and university. Follow Jaime on Twitter @JCasap.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
145981617X
ISBN 13:
9781459816176
Publication Date:
February 13, 2018