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Building Bridges Behind Bars

NYLA 2018 Annual Conference Presentation Randall Enos, Youth Services Consultant for Ramapo Catskill Library System

A Parent in Prison

Books for children who have a parent or other loved one in prison; which explain prison life and help children deal with the absence of a parent.

How this book helps:

When a family member goes to prison, young children can be frightened and confused and perhaps feel they are in some way to blame. This important book, sensitively written by a former prisoner, is packed full of comforting explanations and reassurance for children in this challenging situation.


How this book helps:

Informing and comforting children who have a loved one in prison


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