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On Our Street

Written by Jillian Roberts and Jaime Casap & illustrated by Jane Heinrichs
Published by Orca Book Publisher
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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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Who Wrote On Our Street

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

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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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Who Illustrated On Our Street

Jane Heinrichs

<strong>Jane Heinrichs</strong> is a children’s book writer and illustrator. She starts her day at a clear desk with her huge sketchbook (for books) and her tiny sketchbook (for daily drawings) but usually ends up sitting on the floor, surrounded by a collection of paints, pencils and papers. Jane lives in the UK with her family.

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