Fitzhenry & Whiteside
Family Relationships; Incarceration; mother in prison
Jake and his older sister, Shoshonna, along with a busload of kids, visit their mother in prison regularly. But this time the journey turns into a series of misadventures, and the kids find themselves on their own, hatching a plan to find the Governor and plead with him to pardon their moms.
Best Books for Kids and Teens,2008 Canadian Children's Book Centre ; VOYA Top Shelf Fiction for Middle School Readers,2007 Voice of Youth Advocates ; Diamond Willow Award, 2008; Nominee Saskatchewan ; Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award, 2008-2009; Nominee Atlantic Canada ; Silver Birch Award, 2008; Nominee Ontario, Canada ; Book of the Year Award for Children, 2008 Shortlist Canada
children of female prisoners; mothers and sons; brothers and sisters; bus travel; buses
Ellis, Deborah, "Jakeman" (2007). DIVerse Families. 292.