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Times Of Grief And Sadness: Books for Children

What Is Death?
What Is Death? By Boritzer, Etan (Book - 2000 ) BF723.D3 B67 2000x and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Discusses the concept of death and the customs of different cultures and religions

The Scared Child
The Scared Child Helping Kids Overcome Traumatic Events By Brooks, Barbara (Book - 1996 ) RJ506.P55 B76 1996 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Detailed advice to help kids reveal their emotions after a disturbing experience

When Dinosaurs Die
When Dinosaurs Die A Guide to Understanding Death By Brown, Laurene Krasny (Paperback - 2009 ) BF723.D3 B77 2009x and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A straightforward guide to death and dying for the littlest reader

Rudi's Pond
Rudi's Pond By Bunting, Eve (Unknown - 2004 )

Annotation:After a child dies, his schoolmates build a pond in his memory.

Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Violence
Ten Talks Parents Must Have With Their Children About Violence By Cappello, Dominic (Book - 2000 ) HQ769 .C3344 2000 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Advises parents on how to help their children avoid violence, stay safe and cultivate peace.

Everett Anderson's Goodbye
Everett Anderson's Goodbye By Clifton, Lucille (Book - 1988 ) PZ8.3.C573 Evh 1988x and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Everett learns to cope after the death of his father.

I Had A Friend Named Peter
I Had A Friend Named Peter Talking to Children About the Death of A Friend By Cohn, Janice (Book - 1987 ) PZ7.C665 Iac 1987 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:.Parents reassure their concerned child after her friend Peter is run over while chasing a ball in the street.

"Why Did It Happen?"
"Why Did It Happen?" Helping Young Children Cope in A Violent World By Cohn, Janice (Book - 1994 ) COHN J and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Daniel tries to understand his feelings after a local storekeeper is robbed and injured.

Always and Forever
Always and Forever By Durant, Alan (Book - 2004 ) PZ7.D9317 Al 2004 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Fox remains "always and forever' in the memories of his friends Otter, Mole and Hare.

Coping With Grieving and Loss
Coping With Grieving and Loss By Giddens, Sandra (Book - 2003 ) BF724.3.G73 G53 2003x and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A straightforward explanation of loss, grief, and mourning for teens with a section on violence.

Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead
Uncle Monarch and the Day of the Dead By Goldman, Judy (Book - 2008 ) J HOLIDAY GOLDMAN J and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A story about losing a relative and also about celebrating Día de los Muertos; accepting death as part of life.

Talking About Death
Talking About Death A Dialogue Between Parent and Child By Grollman, Earl A. (Unknown - 1990 )

Annotation:With stories nad questions to ask and answer, this title is for parents and children to read together.

The Color of Absence
The Color of Absence 12 Stories About Loss and Hope (Unknown - 2003 )

Annotation:Twelve young adult authors contribute short stories about loss.

Jasper's Day
Jasper's Day By Parker, Marjorie Blain (Book - 2002 ) PZ7.P2272 Ja 2002x and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:.A family's dog, who is close to death by cancer, is celebrated and remembered in one special day. .

The Purple Balloon
The Purple Balloon By Raschka, Christopher (Book - 2007 ) PZ7.R1814 Pur 2007 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Balloons as faces help children understand and feel better about death of a loved one.

Michael Rosen's Sad Book
Michael Rosen's Sad Book By Rosen, Michael (Book - 2005 ) PZ7.R71867 Mg 2005 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:Children's author Michael Rosen writes about his feelings after his son died, showing children they are not alone in their grief.

I Miss You
I Miss You A First Look at Death By Thomas, Pat (Unknown - 2000 )

Annotation:Sensitively discusses the loss of a family member for kids in preschool and older.

When the Wind Stops
When the Wind Stops By Zolotow, Charlotte (Book - 1995 ) JORDAN PZ7 .Z77 Wgj 1995 and more… Available in some locations

Annotation:A mother explains nature to her son, emphasizing natural beginnings and endings.

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This booklist was compiled by BPL staff members Sherry Eskin, Megan Ciccarello, Ann Langone and Mary Bender, with the assistance fo the Boston Public Library's youth service librarians.


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