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Author Harris, Duchess, author.

Title Being poor in America / by Duchess Harris, JD, PhD, with Nel Yomtov.

Publication Info. Minneapolis, Minnesota : Essential Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Non-fiction    j 362.5097 HAR    Available
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Description 112 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
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Series Class in America
Harris, Duchess. Class in America.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The American way of poverty -- The causes and factors of poverty -- America's war on poverty -- Urban poverty -- Poverty in rural America -- Homelessness -- Health, health care, and poverty -- Education and poverty -- Fighting poverty today.
Summary "Examines the causes and factors that contribute to poverty. It discusses the experiences of being poor in urban and rural environments, and sheds light on homelessness and the role of education and health care in poverty."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Poverty -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Poor -- Services for -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Poor families -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Poor -- Medical care -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Social classes -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Poverty -- United States.
Poor -- United States.
Social classes -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 21st century.
Added Author Yomtov, Nelson, author.
ISBN 9781532114045 (hardcover)
1532114044 (hardcover)

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