Wish You Were Here: Teens Write About Parents in Prison
This timely book features true stories written by teens and parents coping with the complicated feelings of guilt, shame, fear, anger, sadness, and longing that have arisen when the parent is incarcerated. The short entries are eloquent with the pain of separation, the struggle to remain involved in each other's lives while discovering and meeting individual and family needs.
Family Relationships; Incarceration; parents in prison; mother in prison; father in prison; children of prisoners
teenagers; personal stories; short stories; feelings
Spanne, Autumn and McCarthy, Nora, "Wish You Were Here: Teens Write About Parents in Prison" (2010). Diverse Families. 431.