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What is Jail, Mommy?

Title

What is Jail, Mommy?

Illustrator

Cierra Jade McGuckie

Publisher

Lifevest Publishing

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781598792485

Pages

40 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Family Relationships; Incarceration; father in prison

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother

Keywords

prisons; mom and daughter; confusion; understanding

Diversity Impact

direct

What is Jail, Mommy?

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