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Shelter In Our Car, A (2004)

Author: Monica Gunning Illustrator: Elaine Pedlar
Publisher: Children's Book Press
Number of pages: 32 pages

When her father died, Zettie and her mother left their warm and comfortable home in Jamaica for an uncertain future in the United Sates. Zettie's mother can't find a steady job so they are forced to live in their car. But her mother's unwavering love, support, and gutsy determination give Zettie the confidence that, together, she and her mother can meet all challenges. Monica Gunning's moving and authentic story about homelessness in an American city and Elaine Pedlar's strong and lively illustrations bring this moving story to life.

ISBN 13: 9780892391899
Reading Level (grade): 3.2

Available in English.