Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated
Albert Whitman & Company
Children from all walks of life experience various emotions when their parent is in jail or prison, but they learn there are ways to communicate their feelings that will help improve their situation and remind them they are not alone.
Family Relationships; Foster care; Incarceration; foster children; foster home; mother in prison; father in prison; parents in prison; children of prisoners; jail
Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Kirkus Best Picture Books, 2017 Give Readers Strength
feelings; emotions; anger; fear; breaking the law; questions; bullying
Birtha, Becky, "Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family When a Loved One is Incarcerated" (2017). Diverse Families. 857.