Reading List

Mentoring Incarcerated Children

Bernstein, N. (2005). All alone in the world: Children of the incarcerated. NY: The New Press. ISBN 1-56584-952-3

Braman, Donald, Doing Time on the Outside: Incarceration and Family Life in Urban America, U. of Michigan 2004

A Visit to the Big House by Oliver Butterworth. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1993, ISBN #0-395-52805-4.

I Know How You Feel Because This Happened to Me. Center for Children with Incarcerated Parents, Pacific Oaks College and Children’s Programs, 714 West California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105.

Just for You – Children with Incarcerated Parents. Center for Children with Incarcerated Parents, Pacific Oaks College and Children’s Programs, 714 West California Blvd., Pasadena, CA 91105.

Mama Loves Me from Away by Pat Brisson, illustrated by Laurie Caple. Boyds Mills Press, 815 Church Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, , 2004, ISBN# 1-56397-966-7.

My Mother and I Are Growing Stronger by Inez Maury. New Seed Press, PO Box 9488, Berkeley, CA 947099, ISBN# 0-938678-06-X.

Two in Every Hundred: a special workbook for children with a parent in prison Reconciliation, 702 51st Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37209, (615) 292-6371.

When Andy’s Father Went to Prison by Martha Whitmore Hickman. Albert Whitman and Company, 5747 Howard Street, Niles, IL 606487-4012, ISBN #0-8075-8874-1.

Children At-Risk

Hutchings, D.E. Ed. (1989) Prenatal abuse of licit and illicit drugs. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 562.

Kozol, J. (1988) Rachel and her children. New York: Fawcett Columbine. (Ballantine)

Kozol, J. (1991) Savage Inequalities: Children in America’s schools. New York: Crown.

Rodriguez, A. Jr. (1992) The boy without a flag: Tales of the South Bronx. Milwaukee: Milkweed Editions.
Sidel, R. (1992).

Women and children last: The plight of poor women in affluent America. New York: Penguin.
Werner, E. E. & Smith, R.S. (1992)

Overcoming the Odds: High risk children from birth to adulthood. Ithaca, NH: Cornell Univ. Press.
Dash, Leon. (1989)

When children want children: the urban crisis of teenage childbearing. New York: William Morrow, 1989.
Angelou, Maya. (1970)

I know why the caged bird sings. New York, Random House.
Edelman, M.W. (1987)

Families in peril: An agenda for social change. the Presidentand Fellows of Harvard College.
Kotlowitz, A. (1991).

There are no children here. Anchor books. Doubleday. (paper)
Story of two boys growing up in the Henry Horner projects in Chicago.

Thomas, Peri — Down These Mean Streets.
His autobiography on his involvement as a child in gangs and drugs and how he brought himself out of it.

Gelles, Richard J. & Murray A. Straus (1988)

— Intimate violence. New York: Touchstone.
Reports a nationwide study of violence in families.

Frank Furstenberg, Jr. (1976) — Unplanned parenthood. New York: Free Press.
Frank Furstenberg, Jr., Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, & S.

Philip Morgan (1987) — Adolescent mothers in later life. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Alice Miller (1983) — For your own good: Hidden cruelty in child-rearing and the roots of violence. Toronto: Collins.

Mary Larner, Robert Halpern, & Oscar Harkavy (1992) — Fair start for children. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Reports about community based interventionprograms across the United States. All the programs used people from the community to deliver the program services.

The Insight Team of The Sunday Times of London (1979) — Suffer the children: The story of thalidomide.

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