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Rhiannon Maton, Foundations and Social Advocacy Department, had her article, co-authored with four undergraduate and graduate students, published in the Journal of Children’s Literature. The students include Breeana Dexter M ’19, Nicolette McKeon ’21, Emily Urias-Velasquez ’22 and Breanna Washington ’19, M ’21. The article, “Far Apart, Close in Heart: Exploring Representations of Familial Incarceration in Children’s Picturebooks,” examines how children’s picture books depict breaking the law, communication with loved ones incarcerated, racial identities and the socioemotional support systems available to children.