The Can Man
Lee & Low Books Inc
The topic of homelessness from a child's perspective, with additional lessons about unemployment, savings, and wants versus needs.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Homelessness; Biracial; homeless man; transient; no home; mixed race; skin color; biracial family
Afrian American / Asian
mother and father
Smithsonian Magazine's Notable Books for Children, 2010
Alabama Camellia Children's Choice Award, 2011-2012
Charlotte Award, 2012
Keystone to Reading Book Award, 2011-2012
Show Me Readers Award, 2012-2013
Charlotte Award, 2012, Winner, Intermediate
Keystone to Reading Book Award, 2012, Winner, Intermediate
Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2011, Winner, Grades PreK-3
charity; generosity; cans; money
Williams, Laura E., "The Can Man" (2017). Diverse Families. 928.