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Mama Loves Me from Away

Title

Mama Loves Me from Away

Authors

Pat Brisson

Illustrator

Laurie A. Caple

Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781563979668

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; Legal guardianship; mother in prison; grandparents raising grandchild

Annotation

When a mother and daughter are separated by the mother's incarceration, they find a special way to keep their loving relationship alive.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Family Formation

multi-generational

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Choices, 2005; Civic Engagement Selected K-5 Books for Reflecting on Ones Place in the World, 2012; Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children, 2012; Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2005, Special Recognition

Keywords

birthday; mother; imprisonment; daughter

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Mama Loves Me from Away

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