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What Will Happen to Me?

by Howard Zehr & Lorraine Stutzman Amstutz

Published by Good Books

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What is life like for a child who has a parent in prison?

This book includes:

  • Photographic portraits of 30 children whose parents are incarcerated, along with their thoughts and reflections, in their own words.
  • Reflections of several grandparents who are unexpectedly parenting children whose parents are incarcerated.
  • "Ten Questions Often Asked by Children."
  • "Dealing with Emotions" - - including grief and loss, shame and stigma, anger and isolation.
  • Resources for "Staying in Touch," "Finding Moments of Celebration," "Adjusting to a Parent's Return," "Self-Care for Family Caregivers," and "Suggestions for Third-Party Caregivers."
  • "The Children's Bill of Rights." along with thoughtful consideration about how to apply restorative justice and respect for relationships in these difficult situations.

pub date: 2011-01-01 | Paperback | 9781561486892