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10 books about homelessness

Pick up one of these featured titles on homelessness in February 2021.

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If you or a loved one is homeless or at risk of homelessness, reach out for help or resources 24/7:
  • United Way. Call 211 to speak with a professional trained to help with access to shelter, food and other social services.
  • National Alliance to End Homelessness. Access a directory of help by community, by state and nationwide.
  • SAMHSA Helpline. Call 800-985-5990 or text TalkWithUs to 66746 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
There are hundreds of books published on homelessness. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.
Journeys out of Homelessness: The Voices of Lived Experience cover

205 pages

$29.95

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Journeys out of Homelessness: The Voices of Lived Experience by Jamie Rife

Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City cover

448 pages

$14.99

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Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

Publisher: Crown

You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption cover

336 pages

$9.80

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You Ought to Do a Story About Me: Addiction, an Unlikely Friendship, and the Endless Quest for Redemption by Ted Jackson

Publisher: Dey Street Books

In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What To Do About It (Contemporary Social Issues Book 32) cover

234 pages

$24.00

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In the Midst of Plenty: Homelessness and What To Do About It (Contemporary Social Issues Book 32) by Marybeth Shinn

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

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Tani's New Home: A Refugee Finds Hope and Kindness in America cover

32 pages

$16.63

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Tani's New Home: A Refugee Finds Hope and Kindness in America by Tanitoluwa Adewumi

Publisher: Thomas Nelson

Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It cover

352 pages

$8.99

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Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It by Sarah Bowen

Publisher: Oxford University Press

Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard cover

352 pages

$7.45

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Breaking Night: A Memoir of Forgiveness, Survival, and My Journey from Homeless to Harvard by Liz Murray

Publisher: Hachette Books

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Still a Family: A Story about Homelessness cover

32 pages

$13.99

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Still a Family: A Story about Homelessness by Brenda Reeves Sturgis

Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company

On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty (The World Around Us, 1) cover

32 pages

$15.76

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On Our Street: Our First Talk About Poverty (The World Around Us, 1) by Dr. Jillian Roberts

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults cover

178 pages

$26.72

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Pretreatment Guide for Homeless Outreach & Housing First: Helping Couples, Youth, and Unaccompanied Adults by Jay S. Levy

Publisher: Loving Healing Press

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