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Understanding Death and Dying
Books that help young ones understand the death of a loved one
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Missing mommy / Rebecca Cobb.
Description: p. cm.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2013.
9 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Daddy comforts and reassures a very young boy after Mommy dies.
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Zayde comes to live / written by Sheri Sinykin ; illustrated by Kristina Swarner.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Publisher: Atlanta : Peachtree Publishers, c2012.
6 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: When Rachel's beloved grandfather, Zayde, comes to spend his last days with her family, she worries what will happen when he dies, especially after friends tell her the Christian and Muslim beliefs about the afterlife.
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My father's arms are a boat / Stein Erik Lunde ; [illustrated by] �Oyvind Torseter ; translated from the Norwegian by Kari Dickson.
Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : Enchanted Lion Books, 2012.
5 of 7 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: Unable to sleep, a young boy climbs into his father's arms and asks about birds, foxes, and whether his mother will ever awaken, then under a starry sky, the father provides clear answers and assurances.
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Good-bye, Jeepers : what to expect when your pet dies / by Nancy Loewen ; illustrated by Chris Lyles.
Description: 24 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Publisher: Mankato, MN : Picture Window Books, c2012.
1 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: "When a pet dies, it can feel like you lost your best friend. What do you do? Whether you had a guinea pig, dog, cat, or fish, this story can help you through the tough times."--from cover, p. [4]
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Water bugs and dragonflies : explaining death to young children / written by Doris Stickney ; illustrations by Robyn Henderson Nordstrom.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Publisher: Cleveland, OH : Pilgrim Press, c2009.
2 of 2 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: After a water bug suddenly leaves her pond and is transformed into a dragonfly, her friends' questions about such departures are like those children ask when someone dies.
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I found a dead bird : the kid's guide to the cycle of life & death / Jan Thornhill.
Publisher: Toronto : Maple Tree Press, 2006.
6 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
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School / Emily Arnold McCully.
Description: [32] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Publisher: New York, NY : HarperCollins, c2005.
5 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: A curious little mouse decides to find out what school is all about.
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I miss you : a first look at death / Pat Thomas ; illustrated by Lesley Harker.
Description: 32 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 22 x 25 cm.
Publisher: Hauppauge, NY : Barron's Educational Series, 2000.
5 of 8 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: This reassuring picture book explores the difficult issue of death for young children. Children's feelings and questions about this sensitive subject are looked at in a simple but realistic way. This book helps them to understand their loss and to come to terms with their feelings.
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What's heaven? / written by Maria Shriver ; illustrated by Sandra Speidel.
Description: p. cm.
Publisher: New York : Golden Books, 1999.
16 of 24 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
2 of 2 copies available at Saugus.
Summary: After her great-grandmother's death, a young girl learns about heaven by asking her mother all kinds of questions.
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Rudi's pond / by Eve Bunting ; illustrated by Ronald Himler.
Publisher: New York : Clarion Books, 1999.
4 of 5 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
1 of 1 copy available at Saugus.
Summary: When a sick boy dies, his friends and classmates remember him by building a schoolyard pond in his memory.
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