Family Separation: general (lower)

Mama always comes home - Wilson, Karma.

Summary: From Mama Bird to Mama Cat, mothers of all kinds come home to their children.

The Kissing Hand - Penn, Audrey, 1947-

Summary: When Chester the raccoon is reluctant to go to kindergarten for the first time, his mother teaches him a secret way to carry her love with him.

Jafta's father - Lewin, Hugh.

Summary: While his father works in the city over the winter, a young boy thinks of some good times they've shared and looks forward to his return to their South African home in the spring.

If you listen - Zolotow, Charlotte, 1915-

Summary: A mother reassures her little girl there is a way to know that someone far away loves you.

How many stars in the sky? - Hort, Lenny.

Summary: One night when Mama is away, Daddy and child seek a good place to count the stars in the night sky.

Faraway home - Kurtz, Jane.

Summary: Desta's father, who needs to return briefly to his Ethiopian homeland, describes what it was like for him to grow up there.

Daddy, will you miss me? - McCormick, Wendy

Summary: A boy and his daddy come up with lots of different ways to stay close to one another while the daddy is in Africa for four weeks.

Coming on home soon - Woodson, Jacqueline.

Summary: After Mama takes a job in Chicago during World War II, Ada Ruth stays with Grandma but misses her mother who loves her more than rain and snow.