Helping Kids Cope: Dying
Stories for children and families on death and dying.
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The Berenstain Bears Lose a Friend
Sister Bear loves taking care of her pet goldfish, Goldie. Sister feeds Goldie every morning and evening, cleans out her tank, and even gets her a beautiful fishbowl castle! But when Papa and Mama find Goldie floating belly-up in her tank, they worry about how Sister will feel. How will the Bear family cope with the loss of Goldie, the best goldfish in the world?
Easy Picture Book BERENST
And What Comes After a Thousand?
A little girl comes to understand that memories live beyond death.
Easy Picture Book BLEY
Brown, Laurene Krasny|
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
Explains in simple language the feelings people may have regarding the death of a loved one and the ways to honor the memory of someone who has died.
Easy Nonfiction Book 155.937 B
A father teaches his young son about death and remembrance as he buries their beloved dog.
Easy Picture Book BURLEIG
Burrowes, Adjoa J.|
Grandma's Purple Flowers
The changing seasons help a young girl cope with the death of her beloved grandmother.
Easy Picture Book BURROWES
When her grandmother, a devoted gardener, dies, a little girl inherits her gardening gloves and feels closer to her memory.
Easy Picture Book
Everett Anderson's Goodbye
Everett Anderson has a difficult time coming to terms with his grief after his father dies.
Easy Picture Book CLIFTON
The Forever Dog
Mike and his dog Corky plan to be best friends forever, so when Corky becomes sick and dies, Mike is angry about the broken promise.
Easy Picture Book COCHRAN
The Grandad Tree
The changing nature of their apple tree, as it grows and goes through the seasons, reminds Leigh and Vin of their grandfather, who is gone but lives on in their memories.
Easy Picture Book COOKE
My Grandfather's House
When a child feels the cool, smooth fingers of his dead grandfather, he finally understands that Grandpa no longer lives in the house which was his body.
Easy Picture Book COVILLE
De Paola, Tomie|
Nana Upstairs Nana Downstairs
Four-year-old Tommy enjoys his relationship with both his grandmother and great-grandmother, but he learns to face their inevitable death.
Easy Picture Book DE PAOLA
Saying Goodbye to Lulu
When her dog Lulu dies, a girl grieves but then continues with her life.
Easy Picture Book DEMAS
Although he is a very tough pirate, Boris von der Borch cries when his parrot dies.
Easy Picture Book FOX
The Next Place
A journey of light and hope to a place where earthly cares are left behind.
Easy Picture Book HANSON
Harris, Robie H.|
A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.
Easy Picture Book HARRIS
Grandma's Gone to Live in the Stars
In the moments after grandmother has passed away, her spirit is at peace as she says goodbye to her sleeping family and her home.
Easy Picture Book HAYNES
Six is so Much Less Than Seven
After the death of one of his seven cats, an old man finds how much he misses his cat as he goes about the activities of each day.
Easy Picture Book HIMLER
A young boy narrates the story of how he and his family struggle with grief and emotional pain during the last summer of his terminally ill brother, and the quilt they sew together of memories and love.
Easy Picture Book JOHNSTON
Joosse, Barbara M.|
Set in Mexico, a young girl's grandmother dies. Later in the year, during the Days of the Dead, the young girl remembers her grandmother, through local custom, including the belief that the Monarch butterflies, migrating to their winter home in Mexico, carry the souls of the old ones -- of relatives who have died.
Easy Picture Book JOOSSE
When Grandma comes down with a bad case of sadness one year after Grandpa's death, Daysha collects objects that will remind her grandmother of Daysha's grandfather.
Easy Picture Book KRISHNA
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