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Check out some of the many books published about homelessness in America.  A few recommendations to get you started are listed below.

Travels with Lizbeth, Lars Eighner, Fawcett Books, 1994.

Out of Place: Homelessness in America, Richard Sweeney, Harpercollins College Div, 1993

Tell Them Who I Am, Elliott Liebow The Free Press-a division of Macmillan, Inc., 1993.

Rachel and Her Children: Homeless Families in America, Jonathan Kozol, Random House, 1988.

A Roof over My Head: Homeless Women and the Shelter Industry Jean Calterone Williams (April 2003)

Beyond the Shelter Wall: Homeless Families Speak Out
Ralph daCosta et al. (2004)

Cardboard Condo : How the Homeless Survive the Streets
Robert C. Greene (January 2005)

Helping America's Homeless: Emergency Shelter or Affordable Housing
Martha R. Burt et al. (April 2001)

Lonesome Rangers: Homeless Minds, Promised Lands, Fugitive Cultures
John Leonard (February 2002)

Stranger to the System (Life Portraits of a New York City Homeless Community)
Jim Flynn (June 2003)

Safe Haven: The Story of a Shelter for Homeless Women
Rae Bridgman (June 2003)

The Way Home: Ending Homelessness in America Harry N Abrams (December 1999)

Without a Net : Middle Class and Homeless (with Kids) in America: My Story
Michelle Kennedy (February 2005)

With No Direction Home : Homeless Youth on the Road and In the Streets (Case Studies on Contemporary Social Issues)
Marni Finkelstein (March 2004)

 

Adopted from the National Coalition for the Homeless.