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Mama Loves Me from Away

Title

Mama Loves Me from Away

Authors

Pat Brisson

Illustrator

Laurie A. Caple

Publisher

Boyds Mills Press

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9781563979668

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When a mother and daughter are separated by the mother's incarceration, they find a special way to keep their loving relationship alive.

Grade Level

PK-1, K-3

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Incarceration; Legal guardianship; mother in prison; visitation; grandparents raising grandchild; grandmother raising granddaughter

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and grandmother

Awards

Paterson Prize for Books for Young People, 2005, Special Recognition
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Choices, 2005 Understanding Oneself And Others
Civic Engagement Selected K-5 Books for Reflecting on Ones Place in the World, 2012 Hearts Together/Lives Apart
Coping with Change: Selected Books for Children, 2012 Hearts Together/Lives Apart

Keywords

birthday; mother; imprisonment; daughter; stories; sadness; present

Diversity Impact

direct

Mama Loves Me from Away


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