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Factual books about death and what happens when people, animals and plants die.

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I actually have read this book and created a text set with other books about grief. This book addresses the idea of a child dying. This would be a good book to read to the friends of a sick child or to read with the child themselves. Top Ten Books, Best Books To Read, This Is A Book, The Book, Trauma, Grief Activities, Grief Counseling, School Counseling, Dealing With Loss

The Purple Balloon

The Purple Balloon book. Read 75 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When a child becomes aware of his pending death (children tend t...

Recommended Reading from Michele S. Kreft, Henry Ford SandCastles Grief Support Program "When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death (Dino Life Guides for Families)" by Laurie Krasny Brown, Marc Brown. This Is A Book, The Book, Mind Institute, Illustrator, Grief Counseling, Counseling Office, Child Life Specialist, Butterfly Books, Dealing With Grief

When Dinosaurs Die

When Dinosaurs Die book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Straightforward and compassionate, When Dinosaurs Die explains d...

This Book Is for All Kids, but Especially My Sister Libby Counseling Activities, Book Activities, Grief Counseling, All Kids, Children And Family, Child Life Specialist, Speech Language Therapy, Encouragement Quotes, Stress And Anxiety

This Book Is for All Kids, But Especially My Sister Libby. Libby Died

This Book Is for All Kids, But Especially My Sister Libby. Libby Died book. Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Jack Simon was...

I Found a Dead Bird: The Kids Guide to the Cycle of Life and Death by Jan Thornhill 1897066708 9781897066706 Cycle Of Life, Life Cycles, Lending Library, Life Affirming, Natural Curiosities, Life And Death, Used Books, Grief, The Book

I Found a Dead Bird: The Kids Guide to the Cycle of Life and Death

I found a dead bird. It made me sad…but I also had a lot of questions, like why did it have to die? How did it die? What would happen to it now that it was dead? This is Jan Thornhill’s jumping-off point for an intelligent, sensitive, and wide-ranging look at death and the cycle of life for young readers. Emerging from the idea that death can be a frightening and foreboding subject, but by not talking about it we make it more so, Thornhill guides readers through difficult but highly relevant…

Let's Talk about When Your Pet Dies: Marianne Johnston; A simple nonfiction text about pet death. One page devoted to each topic (how pets die, it’s okay to cry, blaming someone, etc. Let Them Talk, Let It Be, Dealing With Grief, Any Book, Book Title, Nonfiction, Your Pet, Crying, Death

Let's Talk about When Your Pet Dies

Let's Talk about When Your Pet Dies: Johnston, Marianne, Johnston, M.: 9780823950393: Books - Amazon.ca

When a Pet Dies by Fred Rogers. there are Fred Rogers books to address a lot of other important issues, as well! Fred Rogers, Mr Rodgers, Pet Loss Grief, Ill Always Love You, Dog Heaven, Animal Books, Losing A Pet, Childrens Books, Good Books

When a Pet Dies

When a Pet Dies book. Read 31 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this useful book from the First Experience series, the affable s...

Examines the concept of death and provides examples of customs and beliefs from diverse cultures and various religions. Identity, Religion, Mom Died, Reading Library, Natural Curiosities, 10 Picture, Picture Books, Character Education, Reading Levels

What Is Death?

What is Death? addresses children?s natural curiosity about this difficult subject. Introducing the concept of death with examples of customs and beliefs from different religions and cultures, the book also allows the reader to reflect on themes of tolerance, identity and generosity. Reality-based and using a gentle and comforting tone, What Is Death? takes an honest approach and encourages children to embrace the positive in life. This book has become a standard part of many grief and loss…

Death, by Janine Amos; An excellent blend of letters expressing the feelings of kids who have experienced loss, stories of kids going through a death, and non-fiction discussion of death.  The book does a good job of addressing feelings, remembrance and acceptance. Dealing With Grief, Conversation Starters, Acceptance, Nonfiction, The Book, Cry, Children, Kids, Death

Death, by Janine Amos; An excellent blend of letters expressing the feelings of kids who have experienced loss, stories of kids going through a death, and non-fiction discussion of death. The book does a good job of addressing feelings, remembrance and acceptance.

When People Die, Sarah Levete; A very good nonfiction text exploring the thoughts and feelings of children who have experienced a death. Factual, honest answers to why people die and what happens after death, combined with person accounts from kids. Dealing With Grief, Why People, Thoughts And Feelings, Love Book, Nonfiction, The Funny, Exploring, Children, Kids

When People Die

When People Die book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Helps young children deal with difficult circumstances in life, such...

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way To Explain Death To Children, by Bryan Mellonie and Robert Ingpen A lovely nonfiction explanation of the concept of a lifetime - for animals, plants and people. An excellent ‘first look’ at the concept of death. Life And Death, Circle Of Life, Children's Literature, Nonfiction, The Book, Concept, Let It Be, Shit Happens, Pets

Lifetimes: The Beautiful Way To Explain Death To Children

When the death of a relative, a friend, or a pet happens or is about to happen . . . how can we help a child to understand? Lifetimes is a moving book for children of all ages, even parents too. It lets us explain life and death in a sensitive, caring, beautiful way. Lifetimes tells us about beginnings. And about endings. And about living in between. With large, wonderful illustrations, it tells about plants. About animals. About people. It tells that dying is as much a part of living as…