Grief & Loss

A Place in My Heart
by Annette Aubrey
Rhyming text explores the feelings of sadness and loss when a loved one dies. (Ages 6-12)
If Nathan Were Here
by Mary Bahr
A young boy grieves the loss of his best friend and thinks about how things would be if he were still alive. (Ages 5 and up)
The Blue Roses The Blue Roses
by Linda Boyden
A nativeAmerican girl gardens with her garndfather, learns about life and loss whenhe dies, and the speaks to her from a dream where he is surrounded by blue roses.
When I Die, Will I Get Better? When I die, will I get better?
by Joeri Breebaart
A six-year-old boy tries to come to terms with the death of his brother by creating a story about rabbit brothers that closely parallels his own experiences.
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death (Dino Life Guides for Families Series) When Diosaurs Die:  A Guide to Understanding Death
by Laurie Krasny & Marc Brown
Explains in simple language feelings people may have about a loved one's death and ways to honor the memory of someone who has died.