A Visit to the Big House = Una Visita a la Casa Grande.

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Page Count
40
Year Published
1987
Author (Individual)
Butterworth, Oliver.
Author (Organization)
Families in Crisis.
Junior League of Hartford.
Resource Type
Book
Resource Format
Bound
Resource Language
English
Spanish
A Visit to the Big House tells the story of the first time Rose and her little brother, Willy, go with their mother to visit their father in prison. It focuses on children's feelings, the love between parents and children, and the difference between right and wrong. The book is the result of a public/private partnership of Families in Crisis, Inc. and the Junior League of Hartford with the Connecticut State Department of Corrections. The Department of Corrections provided access to inmates for interviews and sponsored a contest within the prison system to find an illustrator for the book. (Author abstract modified)

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