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What Do I Say About That?: Coping with an Incarerated Parent Kindle Edition
Why can't he see what he did to me - to our family?
This book takes a unique look at the internal struggles with which a child of an incarcerated parent is faced.
My dad says that drugs and alcohol
made him choose to do the wrong things.
But he could have said no to the drugs and the booze,
then my life wouldn't be what it seems.
Why didn't he love us enough to say no?
Aren't we worth it to him?
He had a choice...us or drugs.
He chose to let the drugs win.
What Do I Say About That? creatively explores and validates the roller coaster journey of emotions that children of incarcerated parents endure. It also gives insight to the process of healing and coping.
A picture book that skillfully addresses the feelings of a child when their parent is incarcerated. This book teaches the reader that it is totally okay to feel sadness, frustration, worry, anger, etc. and teaches the reader how to navigate this new relationship. Although a picture book, this book is useful for teens as well.
With her newest book, Julia broaches the topic of the incarceration of a parent with sensitivity and compassion. The main character experiences feelings such as fear, anger, and sadness as he struggles to understand the choices that led to this consequence.
With so few children's books about this topic, What Do I Say About That? is a much needed resource for professionals and caregivers as they seek to provide support, coping skills, and healing to their most vulnerable children and families. This title will definitely be on my shelf.
Jennifer H. Adams
President, Palmetto State School Counselor Association and School Counselor, Lexington, South Carolina
About the Author
- ASIN : B09C8YV3HS
- Publisher : National Center for Youth Issues (9 August 2021)
- Language : English
- File size : 13333 KB
- Simultaneous device usage : Unlimited
- Text-to-Speech : Not enabled
- Enhanced typesetting : Not Enabled
- X-Ray : Not Enabled
- Word Wise : Not Enabled
- Print length : 32 pages
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