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Visiting Day by Jacqueline Woodson

Visiting Day (edition 2015)

by Jacqueline Woodson (Author), James Ransome (Illustrator)

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Title:Visiting Day
Authors:Jacqueline Woodson (Author)
Other authors:James Ransome (Illustrator)
Info:Puffin Books (2015), Edition: Reprint, 32 pages
Collections:Your library
Tags:bibliotherapy, incarcerated parent, family

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Visiting Day by Jacqueline Woodson



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A little girl goes to visit her dad in prison one a month. She lives with her grandma and together they take a long bus ride to go visit. She draws pictures to take to his dad. Ages 5-8 ( )
  sayraa | Mar 22, 2017 |
A young girl and her grandmother are preparing for the one day a month when they are able to see her father, they go through the steps of preparing food and get dressed and then make their way with other families to the prison where her father is. Ages 5-7
  Myocom89 | Mar 22, 2017 |
This book is about a little girl who lives with her grandmother and writes and visits her dad in prison.

Ages: 4-7
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  karlaaldama | Mar 22, 2017 |
A little girl and her grandmother visits her father in prison. They go on the bus to visit him ones in a while. Her grandmother explains that they can writes letters to him while they wait for him to get out of prison
  LorieZ03 | Mar 22, 2017 |
about a girl who loves visiting her dad at prison on visiting day with her grandma, mentions other families that are going through the same issues
  Barbara69 | Mar 21, 2017 |
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Coretta Scott King Award-winning author Jacqueline Woodson has written a poignant picture book about a little girl who waits hopefully for her father's release from prison.

Only on visiting day is there chicken frying in the kitchen at 6 a.m. And Grandma in her Sunday dress, humming soft and low,... As the little girl and her grandmother get ready for visiting day, her father, who adores her, is getting ready, too. The community of families who take the long bus ride upstate to visit loved ones share hope and give comfort to each other. Love knows no boundaries. Here is a story of strong families who understand the meaning of unconditional love.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:06:38 -0400)

A young girl and her grandmother visit the girl's father in prison.

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