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Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated  Cover Image Book Book

Far apart, close in heart : being a family when a loved one is incarcerated / Becky Birtha ; pictures by Maja Kastelic.

Birtha, Becky, 1948- (author.). Kastelic, Maja, (illustrator.).


Children who have a parent in prison express their feelings of sadness, anger, worry, and embarrassment and suggest that talking to others and keeping in contact with the missing parent helps them deal with the situation.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0807512753
  • ISBN: 9780807512753
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, 2017.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical resources and tips for adults.
Target Audience Note:
AD560L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader LG 3.3 0.5 0.5 189758
Subject: Children of prisoners > Juvenile fiction.
Prisoners' families > Juvenile fiction.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at York County Libraries.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Dover Area Community Library Kids BIR Picture (Text) 34217000792374 Childrens Area Available -
Martin Library Kids BIR Picture (Text)
Endowment: Plated 2017: Presented by the H. M. Rehmeyer Trust
33454005405949 Childrens Area Available -

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