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About the author
Click on the image above to visit author Pip Harry's website.
About the author
Click on this link to read about the author and why she writes books for young people.
Books by Pip Harry
Click on the link to read about the different books written by Pip Harry, including Because of You.
Free verse poetry
LitCharts - Free verse poetry
Click on the link to read a definition of free verse poetry, learn about poetic techniques and read examples. Watch the videos below to see examples of spoken free verse poetry.
Click on the image above to read a book review of Because of You from
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare - Homelessness
View this website from the Australian government for an overview of how homelessness is experienced in Australia, statistics and trends, as well as links to further information and services.
Choir of Hard Knocks
Visit this website to learn about the Choir of Hard Knocks and how singing can help people connect, despite disadvantage. You can also watch the video at the top of the box.
Homelessness Australia - Fact Sheets
Visit this website to view fact sheets about different aspects of homelessness and statistics from each state.
Kids Help Line - Homelessness
This website provides an overview of youth homelessness and links to support services.
Mission Australia - What is homelessness?
View this website for an overview of the complex issues leading to homelessness and the diversity of those who are homeless.
Mission Australia - Youth mental health and homelessness
This website provides an overview of the conditions leading to youth homelessness, including the impact of mental health and the importance of early intervention.
SBS - How you can help Australia's homeless
This articles identifies organisations that provide support to at risk and homeless individuals.
Street Smart - Learn about homelessness
This website provides an overview of the definition and statistics of homelessness in Australia, as well as links to services, initiatives and further information.
We Are Here Project
“We Are Here” is a world-first project with three aims: to showcase the creative talents of people who have experienced homelessness (creative goal); to explore understandings of PLACE amongst this diverse community (research goal); and to challenge stigma and stereotypes around homelessness (activist goal).