Always and Forever
Harcourt 2003, 32 pages. Ages 4-8.
When fox dies, the other animals in the woods are very sad. Over time, they find ways to remember fox to mike it hurt less.
Bear's Last Journey
North-South Books, 2007. 26 pages. Ages 4-8.
When bear gets very sick, he explains to the other forest animals that he is going on a special journey. The animals say goodbye and find ways to remember bear so that he will always be with them.
If Nathan Were Here
Eerdmans, 2000. 32 pages. Ages 4-8.
It hurts a lot when Nathan dies. This story shows how his best friend remembers the good times they shared an the places they used to play when Nathan was alive.
Harcourt, 2002. 32 pages. Ages 4-8.
When Joey becomes very sick, his brother spends the summer with him. Finally, Joey's family gathers to say goodbye.
The Girl Who Threw Butterflies
Yearling, 2009. 192 pages. Ages 9-12.
Molly joins the boys' baseball team after her father dies in a terrible car accident. Her memories help her as she tries to move on and heal.
When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death
Understanding life and death can be tricky, but dinosaurs are here to help. If you’ve lost someone special, this book might answer some of your questions and help you feel less alone.
Which Way Should I Go?
Sono Nis Press, 2007. 40 pages. Ages 4-8.
Joey is heartbroken when his grandmother dies. Luckily, she left him two things: a song and a dance, which help Joey to heal and find a way to live happily again.