No Parking at the End of Times

No Parking at the End of Times

Sixteen-year-old Abigail lives in a van in San Francisco with her parents and her twin brother, Aaron. They sold their house and everything they owned to follow a pastor named Brother John all the way across the country to California, to prepare for the end of the world...

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Paper Things

Paper Things

When Ari’s older brother, Gabe, doesn’t want to live with their guardian anymore, Ari chooses to leave with him and they become homeless. Gabe can’t find a steady enough job to get an apartment, so Ari and Gabe switch between staying with Gabe’s girlfriend and two roommates, Gabe’s friend in a tiny apartment, and sometimes a juvenile homeless shelter. All of this change makes it hard for Ari to keep up with school and her friends...

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Crenshaw

Crenshaw

Being homeless is a bad dream for many, but for Jackson it’s a reality. After Jackson’s dad is diagnosed with a condition that keeps him from working, Jackson’s family is tight on money, short on food, and down on luck. Jackson wants his parents to give him the facts--he never much liked silly stories. So when his old imaginary friend shows up, Jackson wants nothing more than to get rid of him. Crenshaw is a giant cat who loves surfing, bubble baths, and purple jelly beans, and he’s not real. Jackson doesn’t believe in imaginary friends anymore...

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Hold Fast

Hold Fast

In downtown Chicago there lives a poor but optimistic family, the Pearls, who love to read and always stick close to each other—Dash, the father; Sum, the mother; Early, the 11-year-old daughter; and Jubie, the 4-year-old son. Things seem to be looking up for them as Dash continues his career as a librarian and makes some money on the side by transferring old books, but one day, a mysterious tragedy strikes and Dash goes missing. When criminals come to their home and destroy it, Sum and her kids are forced to find refuge in a homeless shelter...

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