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Corner: A Year in the Life of an Inner-City Neighborhood -- by David Simon, Edward Burns (Authors) (Book)

"From the Publisher--At the center of the narrative is fifteen-year-old DeAndre McCullough. DeAndre's parents, Gary and Fran, were once poised, against all odds, to pull themselves up and out of west...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+), Adolescence (13-21)

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Homeless Teens -- by Gail Stewart (Author) (Book)

"Stewart allows her subjects to speak for themselves. In Teen Mothers, she also reveals that many teens who become pregnant have suffered from sexual abuse in the past and are part of a cycle of...

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Age groups: School Age (6-12)

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Forsaken People: Case Studies of the Internally Displaced -- by Francis Deng, Roberta Cohen (Authors) (Book)

"The coerced displacement of people within the borders of their own countries by armed conflicts, internal strife, and systematic violations of human rights has become a pervasive feature of the...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Home Is Where We Live: Life at a Shelter through a Young Girl's Eyes -- by Bonnie Groth, Jane Hertenstein (Authors) (Book)

"Photographs with brief text chronicle a seven-month stay at a homeless shelter where a ten-year-old girl felt scared at first but later felt safe."--Publisher (barnesandnoble.com)

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Buy It, Fix It, Sell It: Profit!: A Comprehensive Guide to No-Sweat Money-Making Home Rehab -- by Kevin Myers (Author) (Book)

"Buy It, Fix It, Sell It: PROFIT!" offers readers with little or no background in real estate an in-depth guide to developing a high-profit, low-overhead, home-based home rehabilitation business,...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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The Pines Residential Treatment Center (Organization - Private, Non-Profit)

Through their experience working with children, youth and their families at The Pines, we became acutely aware of the many gaps in the service delivery system for seriously mentally ill adults and...

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Age groups: Adolescence (13-21), Adulthood (22+), Infancy (<1), School Age (6-12), Toddlerhood (1-3), Preschool/Kindergarten (3-5)

http://www.absfirst.com

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Uncle Wille and the Soup Kitchen -- by Mira Reisburg, Dyanne Disalvo-Ryan (Authors) (Book - Child)

A straightforward fictional view of an urban soup kitchen, as observed by a boy visiting it with his `Uncle Willie,' who works there every day....The difficult lives of those fed (including...

Ages 4 years - 8 years.

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Orphan Girl: The Memoir of a Chicago Bag Lady -- by Jane Hertenstein, Marie James (Authors) (Book)

"I know as sure as I'm sitting on this chair that God has his hand on me before I was ever born There were eleven children in our family. I was my mother's ninth child. One day my mother woke up, she...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+), Adolescence (13-21)

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From Bolshoi to Be'er Sheva, Scientists to Streetsweepers: Cultural Dislocation among Soviet Immigrants in Israel -- by Allan Galper (Author) (Book)

"When over 400,000 Soviets immigrated to Israel between 1989 and 1992, they expected to be received warmly in the Jewish state, offered jobs, homes, and financial support. Quite to the contrary, they...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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Rebuilding the Inner City: A History of Neighborhood Initiatives to Address Poverty in the United States -- by Robert Halpern (Author) (Book)

"Neighborhood-based initiatives - ranging from settlement houses in the nineteenth century to the Community Action and Model Cities program of the Great Society to the Empowerment and Enterprise Zones...

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Age groups: Adulthood (22+)

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