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Children's Books

Far Apart, Close in Heart: Being a Family when a Loved One is Incarcerated 

by Becky Birtha (Author), Maja Kastelic (Illustrator)

The Invisible String by Patrice Karst

Grandma Gracie and Toby: Caregiver Discussions About Parental Incarceration

by Dr. Geoffrey Johnson (Author), Luqman Khan (Illustrator)

Our Moms (Living with Incarcerated Parents)

by Q. Futrell  (Author), Clarissa Ferguson (Illustrator)



National Benevolent Association supports a quality Prison and Jail Ministry

Supporting Children and Families Affected by Parental Incarceration

2015 Ecumenical Advocacy Days Resources
Surviving the Chaos: Dontae's Story: Children with Incarcerated Parents (Youth Book Series)
DC Project Connect
Incarceration Hurts. We Foster Healing

K.R.U.S.H. (Kids Rising Up through Support and Healing) was created for students who are dealing with parents/guardians/family members that are or have been incarcerated.
Rethinking Incarceration
Advocating for Justice That Restores
 by Dominique DuBois Gilliard

What a congregation for those impacted by incarceration can teach the church about welcoming all

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