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Kofi's Mom

Title

Kofi's Mom

Illustrator

Edwin Garcia; Roger Sheffer

Publisher

Children Left Behind Inc

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9780982920329

Pages

24 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; mother in prison

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

African American

Family Formation

mother

Keywords

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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