Nancy Elbin, Retired elementary classroom teacher for 26 years and elementary school counselor for 19 years
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FIRE! What Will Happen To Me?
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Our New Series For Children With An Incarcerated Parent, Their Families And The Professionals Who Serve Them
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Our book, TELL ME ABOUT WHEN MOMS AND DADS GO TO JAIL, presents a scenario about a child who witnesses the arrest of a parent and includes questions that are asked by the child and answered throughout the process from arrest to incarceration.
The second book, TELL ME ABOUT WHEN MOMS AND DADS COME HOME FROM JAIL, tells a different story about a child who finds out his dad is arrested and, after spending time in jail, is coming back home. The child has many questions about what will happen and, throughout the story, his questions are answered. Even though the stories are about a child and his dad, the same story, questions, and answers are true for a child whose mom is arrested and, after spending time in jail, comes home.
Both books include activities for children and tips for parents and professionals on topics including: jail visitation guidelines, handling conflict, communication strategies, and a list of resources and further reading.Order the Books Today