The more we learn and talk about empty refrigerators, the fewer there will be. The children’s books below are endorsed by food banks, teachers, librarians, and – most importantly – young readers.

Picture Books

Maddi's Fridge

by Lois Brandt

Last Stop on Market Street

by Matt de la Peña

The Lunch Thief

by Anne C. Bromley

The Lady in the Box

by Ann McGovern

One Potato, Two Potato

by Cynthia DeFelice

Changing Places: A Kid’s View of Shelter Living

by Judy Wallace

Chapter Books

A Kids' Guide to Hunger & Homelessness

by Cathryn Berger Kaye

Esperanza Rising

by Pam Munoz Ryan

Almost Home

by Joan Bauer

Generation Fix: Young Ideas for a Better World

by Elizabeth Rusch

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