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As Big as it Gets: Supporting a Child when a Parent is Seriously Ill This booklet provides a range of ideas for parents and carers so that they feel able to involve their children in what is...
Badger's Parting Gifts This is the story of old Badger, who is kind, thoughtful, wise and is not afraid of dying. His only concern is how his friends...
Deconstruction/Reconstruction: A grief journal for teens The Dougy Center's first journal specially created for grieving teens.   Whether a teen has experienced the death of a parent,...
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life For All Ages This book is a story for people of all ages. It is also available as a nature video. It can assist in talking about the mysteries...
Finding Your Own Way To Grieve A creative activity book for children and teens on the autism spectrum.
Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying Written for children who may not survive their illness or for the children who know them, the second edition of this tender...
Healing Your Grieving Heart for Kids: 100 Practical Ideas For young and middle readers (6-12 year-olds) grieving the death of someone loved.
The Heart and the Bottle Oliver Jeffers explores themes of love and loss in this life-affirming and uplifting tale. Once there was a girl whose life...
The Invisible String Parents, educators, therapists, and social workers alike have declared The Invisible String the perfect tool for coping with...
Karissa and Felix After the death of Karissa’s grandfather, an unlikely friend delivers a special gift of remembrance. A young children’s book...
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