Children in Prison

Six Profiles Before, During and After Incarceration

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About the Book

Almost 330,000 children in America are in prison, in a detention center, on probation, or otherwise incarcerated. In a time of nascent prison reform, these children are often left out of the conversation. This book chronicles the experiences of six young people in Ash Meadow, a prison for juveniles in Washington State. Written from the perspective of a prison’s rehabilitation counselor, this book provides a firsthand account of these children’s lives during and after their stay. These accounts show how domestic violence, inequality, and poor adult-modeling influence the decisions that children make later in life.

About the Author(s)

Jerome Gold has published fifteen books of nonfiction, fiction, and poetry, including two memoirs of his career as a rehabilitation counselor in a prison for children in Washington State. He lives in Everett, Washington.

Bibliographic Details

Jerome Gold
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: glossary, bibliography, notes, index
Copyright Date: 2019
pISBN: 978-1-4766-7741-5
eISBN: 978-1-4766-3735-8
Imprint: McFarland