Books tagged: homelessness

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Gutter Ball
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,290. Language: American English. Published: June 27, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
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John's got better things to do than find out who owns this bowling ball on his kitchen table, like find a job and buy food. If he can find out who owns the bowling ball, maybe he can find some way to pay his way.
Jolly Time Books: Hopscotch Hoopla
Series: Jolly Time Books: Playhouse. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Homelessness & Poverty, Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Christian / Relationships
Is the most exercise you get reaching for the TV remote control? Next time, surprise yourself and reach for the sky! Kelly, the cute dachshund, learns from Officer Katz that playing hopscotch is a fun game where you walk like an elephant, leap like a frog, and fly like an eagle. Join them stretching and twisting. Jolly Time Books tell exciting stories with positive messages.
Maladapt
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Maladapt is a mini-collection of four short stories totalling just under 15,000 words. These are stories about the struggle to adapt to the coming future. About coming to terms with migrating to a robotic body, to telepresence, to universal surveillance and what it means to those of us who don't quite fit in. They're stories about FAILURE to adapt, and the victories to be won beyond failure.
Austerity Street
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Fiction » Urban
David Turner is homeless. Jacob Barnes and Davey Bennett are hungry. Desperation leads all three to a ground floor flat at Whitmore House, known as The Farm, a depressing tower block in North London. What they discover will haunt them for the rest of their lives. Meet the families struggling to survive on a staple diet of austerity and despair. Visit Austerity Street.
Best Podcasts: The Digital Divide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,930. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Podcasting, Nonfiction » Social Science » Social classes
An annotated guide to 22 podcasts on the topics of economic class, ageism, and people who are incarcerated. Recommended apps for listening are included, along with the benefits of podcasts. This guide is for anyone interested in podcasts on these topics and for those who recommend podcasts to others.
Road Home
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 107,490. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Inspirational
The tale of a homeless hitchhiker who finally opens up and shares her story. And in doing so learns that home isn't what what she thought it was.
La Verdad según Michael
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 103,330. Language: Spanish. Published: March 17, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Una novela sobre un hombre adicto al amor. Una historia basada en hechos reales que recorre los treinta y tres años de la vida de Michael Nicolau.
You Can't Sleep Here: A Clown's Guide to Surviving Homelessness
Price: Free! Words: 75,080. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Homelessness is like a snowstorm - you never know when it'll strike. I wrote this book from my first-hand perspective of homelessness. It's to help you deal with life in the unforgiving street. My approach is humorous in nature, after all, isn't being homeless bad enough without me making it seem so hopeless?
Commoner the Vagabond
Price: Free! Words: 87,210. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Inspirational
A young airman with Asperger’s, summarily discharged from military duty and plagued by mental health issues, becomes homeless and has frequent encounters with the law. Through his exploits, he inadvertently provides the inspiration for a popular TV show and becomes the hope of the poor and downtrodden in Seattle, Washington.
Tent City: Stories from the Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,570. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tent City was destroyed by mayor Danny Jones in January 2016. Now, join Advocates and the residents of Tent City in Charleston, West Virginia share their personal stories of the aftermath of Tent City.