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McKissack, Pat

Summary: Despite their own poverty since Daddy died, Mama tells nine-year-old James Otis they need to help Sarah, whose family lost everything in a fire.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Mckissack

Anderson, Michelle W.

Summary: Decades of cuts to local government amidst rising concentrations of poverty have wreaked havoc on communities left behind by the modern economy. Some of these discarded places are rural. Others are big cities, small cities, or historic suburbs. Some vote blue, others red. Some are the most diverse communities in America, while others are nearly all white, all Latino, or all Black. All are...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avid Reader Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339.4 Anderson

Land, Stephanie

Summary: Land's plans of breaking free from the roots of her hometown in the Pacific Northwest to chase her dreams were cut short when a summer fling turned into an unexpected pregnancy. She turned to housekeeping to make ends meet, took classes online to earn a college degree. And she wrote relentlessly: true stories of overworked and underpaid Americans; of living on food stamps and WIC coupons. Here...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Books 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 Land 2019

Payne, Ruby

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.569 Payne

Otto, Mary

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 617.600 Otto

Shulevitz, Uri

Summary: A retelling of the traditional English tale in which a poor man follows the advice of his dream and is eventually led to a treasure.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus, Giroux 1978

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Shul

Vance, J. D.

Summary: "J.D. Vance's grandparents moved north from Kentucky's Appalachia region to Ohio in the hopes of escaping the dreadful poverty around them. They raised a middle-class family, and eventually their grandchild would graduate from Yale Law School, a conventional marker of their success in achieving generational upward mobility. However, Vance's family struggled profoundly with the demands of their...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Blackstone Audio 2016

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK 305.56 Vance

Summary: "How do 1.1 billion people around the world live on less than one dollar a day? Four young friends set out to research and live this reality. Armed with only a video camera and a desire to understand, they spend just 56 dollars each for 56 days in rural Pena Blanca, Guatemala. They battle E.Coli, financial stress, and the realization that there are no easy answers. Yet, the generosity and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Creative Visions] 2013

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD 305.56 Living

Summary: When filthy rich video store magnate Johnny Rose, his soap star wife Moira, and their two kids suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to live in a small, depressing town they once bought as a joke. With their pampered lives now abandoned, they must confront their newfound poverty and discover what it means to be a family, all within the rural city limits of their new home.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Movies, Call number: DVD Schitts

Curtis, Christopher

Summary: With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Curtis

Wingate, Lisa

Summary: "Louisiana, 1875: In the tumultuous aftermath of Reconstruction, three young women set off as unwilling companions on a perilous quest: Lavinia, the pampered heir to a now-destitute plantation; Juneau Jane, her illegitimate free-born Creole half-sister; and Hannie, Lavinia's former slave. Each carries private wounds and powerful secrets as they head for Texas, following dangerous roads rife...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2020

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Wingate

Armstrong, William H.

Summary: Angry and humiliated when his sharecropper father is jailed for stealing food for his family, a young black boy grows in courage and understanding by learning to read and with the help of the devoted dog Sounder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper & Row, c1969. 1969

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FICTION Armst

Caldwell, Erskine

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 1932

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Caldw

Patchett, Ann

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy the Dutch House, a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Patchett

Patchett, Ann

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: At the end of the Second World War, Cyril Conroy combines luck and a single canny investment to begin an enormous real estate empire, propelling his family from poverty to enormous wealth. His first order of business is to buy a lavish estate in the suburbs outside of Philadelphia. Meant as a surprise for his wife, the house sets in motion the undoing of everyone he loves. The story is told by...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Collins Publishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Audiobooks, Call number: CDBK FICTION Patchett

Collins, Chuck

Contents: Introduction: time to come home -- I heart the 1 percent -- Proceed with empathy -- Cracking hearts open -- I didn't do it alone -- In the same boat: on the road with Bill Gates -- The privilege drug -- The greatest subsidized generation -- Black wealth, brown wealth, white wealth -- Unequal opportunity -- Miro in the bathroom: encounters with the charitable industrial complex -- When charity...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 Collin

Frazier, Ian

Summary: "A generous selection of Frazier's most sophisticated and uproarious feature stories"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 814.54 Frazier

Lee, Sungju.

Summary: "This is YA nonfiction. It's the memoir of a boy named Sungju who grew up in North Korea and, at the age of twelve, was forced to live on the streets and fend for himself after his parents disappeared. Finally, after years of being homeless and living with a gang, Sungju is reunited with his maternal grandparents and, eventually, his father"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: Y 921 Lee

Shin, Ann

Summary: "Jin and Suja meet and fall in love while studying at university in Pyongyang. She is a young journalist from a prominent family, while he is from a small village of little means. Outside the school, North Korea has fallen under great political upheaval, plunged into chaos and famine. When Jin returns home to find his family starving, their food rations all but gone, he makes a rash decision...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Park Row Books 2021

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FICTION Shin

Yunus, Muhammad

Contents: Prologue : starting with a handshake -- The promise of social business -- A new kind of business -- Social business : what it is and what it is not -- The Grameen experiment -- The microcredit revolution -- From microcredit to social business -- The battle against poverty : Bangladesh and beyond -- God is in the details -- One cup of yogurt a a time -- A world without poverty -- Broadening the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 338.722 Yun

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