Death

Fox Song

By Joseph Bruchac

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After the death of her Indian great-grandmother, Jamie remembers the many special things the old woman shared with her about the natural world. JE Fic Bru

Suggested for ages 7 - 11

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Geranium Morning

By E. Sandy Powell

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Two friends who lose parents, one suddenly in an accident and one by illness, learn to deal with their grief. J155.937 Po

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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Grandad Bill's Song

By Jane Yolen

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A boy asks others how they felt when his grandfather died and then shares his own feelings. JE Fic Yol

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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Grandpa Abe

By Marisabina Russo

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Grandpa Abe enters Sarah's life as her grandmother's boyfriend, becomes her grandfather by marriage, and enriches her life before leaving it. JE Fic Rus

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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Harry's Mom

By Barbara Ann Porte

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Even though Harry's mother died when he was one, he still has loving family members who can tell him how brave and wonderful she was. JBR Por

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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How Do We Tell the Children? A Step-By-Step Guide for Helping Children Two to Teen Cope When Someone Dies

By Dan Schaefer

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"Dr. Schaefer, working with child psychologists and trauma experts, and drawing on more than three decades of experience with families in crisis, has put together a practical guide for anyone who works or lives with children -- parents, care-givers, counselors, or teachers -- for dealing with children's inevitable questions about loss and change, life and death." adult 155.937 Sc

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Let's Talk About When A Parent Dies

By Elizabeth Weitzman

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Provides advice on surviving the death of a parent and suggests what feelings and behavior to expect from others. J155.937 We

Suggested for ages 5 - 7

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Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs

By Tomie DePaola

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Four-year-old Tommy enjoys his relationship with both his grandmother and great-grandmother, but eventually learns to face their inevitable deaths. JE Fic DeP

Suggested for ages 4 - 7

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Pearl's Marigolds for Grandpa

By Jane Breskin Zalben

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A young girl copes with the death of her grandfather by remembering all the things she loved about him. Includes information about funeral customs of various religions. JE Fic Zal

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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Poppy's Chair

By Karen Hesse

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On her first summer visit to her grandmother since her grandfather's death, Leah is saddened by his absence, but Gramm helps her learn how to remember Poppy with joy. JE Fic Hes

Suggested for ages 3 - 7

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