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Kofi's Mom

Title

Kofi's Mom

Illustrator

Edwin Garcia; Roger Sheffer

Publisher

Children Left Behind Inc

Pages

24 pages

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780982920329

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; mother in prison

Annotation

Kofi's Mom is a story about Kofi whose mother is sent to prison. It explores his feelings of loss and confusion. Through friends at school, Kofi begins to talk about his mom and to look forward to her return.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

mother

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Keywords

children of prionsers; visiting prison; feelings; friendship; prison; jail

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

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