12 Teen Novels About Poverty
Experience life on the other side of the tracks
It's a tough fact to face, but many teens and young people all over the world experience poverty or deprivation at some point in their lives (for the unluckiest, it's their whole lives). We all love to read about the rich and famous, but it's important to understand the flip side of the coin as well. Here are a few excellent books to get you started.