Are You Out There God Author:Sister Mary Rose McGeady They are like shadows in our cities, small outlines of skin and bones that attach themselves to abandoned buildings, park benches, narrow alleyways. And when darkness falls, these shadows disappear into places many of us will never, ever see in this lifetime. Very few people know the faces of these shadows, or their names. They are America's unt... more »ouchables -- America's street children. Who exactly are these kids? How do they end up on our streets? Where do they come from? How do they manage to survive? Do they survive? This is their incredible story, told from the front lines on America's darkest streets. Uncut. Unedited. Close to unbelievable. And every single word is true.« less
This is a very moving book. It has true accounts of the lives of 'street kids' - runaways and children who have been thrown out of their homes and end up living on the street. It's written by a nun who helps them. There are some truly riveting stories. The book is sad but there are some kids that made it through Covenant House to escape the streets. A very powerful book.