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Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated

Title

Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated

Authors

Becky Birtha

Illustrator

Maja Kastelic

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780807512753

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; incarcerated parents

Annotation

Children from all walks of life experience various emotions when their parent is in jail or prison, but they learn there are ways to communicate their feelings that will help improve their situation and remind them they are not alone.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

incarcerated parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Keywords

feelings; emotions

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated

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