JE KNIST Knister A Promise is a Promise
"After a long winter's hibernation, Bruno the marmot wakes up to discover the most beautiful dandelion outside his burrow. The two quickly become friends and they play together all spring long. But when summer comes, the dandelion asks Bruno to help her, and to trust her that everything will be fine. So as she asks, he blows her seeds away into the wind only to find that he's left without a friend anymore. He's sad at the loss of his dandelion, but after another winter's sleep, he wakes to find a wonderful surprise."--Book jacket.
JE ASTOR Astor, Cynthia A Song for cecilia Fantini
When her beloved music teacher dies suddenly, Emmaline tries to find indelible ways to remember her always.
JE PUTTO Puttock, Simon A Story for Hippo: A Book About Loss
Hippo and Monkey are best, best, best friends and when the wise old Hippo dies, Monkey is very sad until Chameleon helps him remember the stories he and Hippo shared.
J155.937 CAVE Cave, Anne Good Balloons for Trevor: Understanding Death
"...helps children deal with death--especially the death of a peer--by discussing what happens inside them when someone dies. It also points the entire family to hope in Jesus Christ, and how, because of his sacrifice, we celebrate, even during such a sad time."
JE CARLS Carlstrom, Nancy White Blow Me a Kiss, Miss Lilly
When her best friend, an old lady named Miss Lilly, passes away, Sara learns that the memory of a loved one never dies.
J PATER Paterson, Katherine Bridge to Terabithia
The life of a ten-year-old boy in rural Virginia expands when he becomes friends with a newcomer who subsequently meets an untimely death trying to reach their hideaway, Terabithia, during a storm.
JE CARTE Carter, Dorothy Bye, Mis' Lela
At first, Sugar Plum cries when her mother leaves her with Mis' Lela, but the happy days they spend together make Sugar Plum want to remember her, even after she dies.
JE KALDH Kaldhol, Marit Goodbye Rune
When her best friend accidentally drowns, a little girl, with the help of her parents, tries to come to terms with his death and her feelings of loss and sadness.
J COHN Cohn, Janice I Had a Friend Named Peter: Talking to Children About the Death of a Friend
When Betsy learns about the death of a friend, her parents and kindergarten teacher answer questions about dying, funerals, and the burial process.
JE JEFFS Jeffs, Stephanie Josh: Coming to Terms with the Death of a Friend
Little Josh has an adult neighbor friend named Max. One day, Max dies in a serious car accident, and Josh must learn how to cope with his own feelings of sadness, as well as anger. Later, he experiences his very first funeral.
JE BUNTI Bunting, Eve Rudi's Pond
When a sick boy dies, his friends and classmates remember him by building a schoolyard pond in his memory.
J155.937 LOFTI Loftis, Chris The Boy Who Sat by the Window: Helping Children Cope with Violence
The story of a little boy's reaction to the death of his friend by a random drive-by shooting.

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