A father hugs his young daughter and looks at her with assurance. He says to her: I love you beyond the bars.Many little girls go through the experience of an incarcerated loved one and imagine a better future.Love Beyond the Bars gives assurance to both parents and children that there is life beyond the uncomfortable experience of parental incarceration. It also teaches children about the timeless and unconditional love of a parent.

About Khalia Preyer

Khalia S. Preyer, also known as “K (P) 2”, is a Drama Teacher and Creative Writer. She is a native of Hallandale Beach, Florida. Armed with an undergraduate degree in Theatre Education from Florida A&M University, and a Masters of Education in Reading, Literature, and Literacy from Georgia State University, Khalia uses the traumatic impact from growing up with an incarcerated parent to mentor and support children of incarcerated parents. It is her desire that this book is used as a tool and resource for her sons as they grow to know and love an incarcerated grandparent. 

You can write K (P) 2 to tell your story on www. Kp2theatre.org or email her at Mrs.Preyer2u@gmail.com.

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