DIVerse Families
 
My Daddy's in Jail

Title

My Daddy's in Jail

Authors

Anthony Curcio

Illustrator

Anthony Curcio

Publisher

ICG Books

Pages

37 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

978069247043

Genre

fantasy

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison

Annotation

There are nearly three million adults in the U.S. alone that are in prison or jail. Many of these being parents that leave behind unanswered questions with their children: What is jail? Why did this happen? Is it my fault? Is my daddy (or mommy) bad? Do they love me? My Daddy's in Jail is a story of two bears who have a father in prison. The book is narrated by a very odd cockroach.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

cockroach

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Animals

Keywords

jail; prisoners; children of prisoners; bears; animals

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

My Daddy's in Jail

Share

COinS