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Curricula: Educating Students and Others About Homelessness

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Resources

A Place of Our Own
This children's book from author Pat Van Doren and artist Wanda Platt follows Where Can I Build My Volcano's Susan as she grows up and she and her family move from being homeless to living in a place of their own. The book inspires readers to believe that, with support, homeless children can rise to great possibilities.
Visit the A Place of Our Own webpage.

Institute for Children and Poverty: Children's Books and Curricula
This webpage from the Institute for Children and Poverty includes titles and purchasing information for various children's books focusing on the issue of homelessness. Titles include Cooper's Tale, Mango's Quest, Our Wish, Saily's Journey, and Voyage to Shelter Cove.
Visit the Institute for Children and Poverty: Children's Books and Curricula webpage.

Jonathon's Heart: Training Resources for Educators
These free resources from Hear Us, Inc. will assist in training teachers and other professionals on the ins-and-outs of the McKinney-Vento Homeless Assistance Act and on how to meet the needs of homeless students.
Visit the Jonathon's Heart: Training Resources for Educators webpage.

Where Can I Build My Volcano?
This children's book from author Pat Van Doren and artist Wanda Platt reveals the struggle young Susan and her mom have when they lose their home and have to stay in a shelter.
Visit the Where Can I Build My Volcano? webpage.

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The National Center for Homeless Education (NCHE) is the U.S. Department of Education's technical assistance center for the federal Education for Homeless Children and Youth (EHCY) Program. NCHE is housed at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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