DIVerse Families
 
Far Apart, Close in Heart

Title

Far Apart, Close in Heart

Authors

Becky Birtha

Illustrator

Maja Kastelic

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780807512753

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; Foster care; parents in prison; foster family

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

3-5

Family Formation

multiple

Main Character

multiple

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

multiple

Keywords

children; jail; parents; emotions

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Far Apart, Close in Heart

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