This simple, touching picture book shows readers a women’s shelter through the eyes of a young girl, who, with her mother’s help, uses her imagination to overcome her anxiety and adjust. Includes factual endnotes detailing various reasons people experience homelessness and the resources available to help.
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Product Dimensions:8.5 x 10.75 inches
Page Count:32 pages
Age Range:Ages 5-9 years
Awards & Accolades
“A comforting, accessible introduction to a not often discussed subject” – Kirkus Reviews
“A must read... may our incredible and powerful gift to imagine take us through hard times” – Cristina Arias, Stop the Violence
“An expertly written, child-centred text which can be used to explore the many different traumas that force families into homelessness and to seek places of sanctuary” – Amnesty International UK
About the Contributors
Written by - Erin Gunti
Erin Gunti grew up in the small town of Lula, Georgia, USA. After working as a child abuse and neglect investigator, she became an award-winning poet and children's, young adult and middle grade literature. She lives in Georgia with her husband and two sons.
Illustrated by - Estelí Meza
Award-winning illustrator Estelí Meza holds a Master’s Degree in Visual Arts from the National Autonomous University of Mexico and has exhibited her work internationally. She illustrates books for children as well as culture magazines in Mexico.