Grief & Loss

Posted by Kim O'Neill on 9/5/2014 10:00:00 AM

Losing a Favorite Comfort Object

Dogger

Shirley Hughes

3 to 6

 Explaining Death

When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to
Understanding Death

Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown

2 to 6

I Miss You: A First Look at Death

Pat Thomas

2 to 6

Lifetimes

Bryan Mellonie

3 to 8

Water Bugs & Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children

Doris Stickney

4 to 8

The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life

 

 4 to adult

 Loss of a Pet

Goodbye Mousie

Robie Harris

 2 to 5

I’ll Always Love You

Hans Wilhelm

 3 to 6

Alfie and the Birthday Surprise

Shirley Hughes

 3 to 6

Saying Goodbye to Lulu

Corinne Demas

 3 to 6

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

Judith Viorst

 2 to 6

Jasper's Day

Marjorie Blain Parker

 3 to 6

Loss of a Loved One

Where Are You? A Child’s Book About Loss

Laura Olivieri

 3 to 8

Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss

Michaelene Mundy

 4 to 8

When Your Grandparent Dies: A Child’s Guide to Good Grief

Victoria Ryan

 3 to 6

Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

Tomie dePaola

2 to 8

Badger’s Parting Gifts

Susan Varley

3 to 8

Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying

Joyce C. Mills

4 to 8

Grandma’s Purple Flowers

Adjoa J. Burrowes

4 to 8

Everett Anderson's Goodbye

Lucille Clifton

4 to 8

Saying Goodbye to Daddy

Judith Vigna

4 to 8

The Blue Roses

Linda Boyden

4 to 8

Tear Soup

Pat Schweibert

4 to adult

Lifetimes

Warren Hanson

 4 to adult

Grief or Trauma

A Terrible Thing Happened*

Margaret M. Holmes

2 to 8

*The "terrible thing" mentioned in the title is not specified in the book which allows
parents and caregivers to use this story to support children who have experienced the
loss of a loved one or another type of trauma (e.g., physical or sexual abuse).1213132132

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