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What is Jail, Mommy?

Title

What is Jail, Mommy?

Illustrator

Cierra Jade McGuckie

Publisher

Lifevest Publishing

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781598792485

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison

Annotation

A mother explains to her young daughter why the girl's father is in prison and what his life is like as an inmate.

Grade Level

K-3; 3-5

Family Formation

mother

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Keywords

prisons; mom and daughter; confusion; understanding

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

What is Jail, Mommy?

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