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Here is the list that I received - thank you all for your quick


You are not alone by Lynn Hughes; also is a great
resource for children who have suffered loss.  They will send you
materials and information for free.



The purple balloon by Chris Raschka




Just for you to know, Cheryl Harness. (mom dies suddenly and the oldest
girl must mature)


You shouldn't have to say good-bye, Hermes (mom dies of cancer, expect


Michael Rosen's Sad Book, Michael Rosen (very simple but moving, written
after the death of his son, how to feel afterwards)




I love Tiger Eyes by Judy Bloom.  On a 4th grade RL, it is more for a
middle school student so it may be a bit much for a 4th grader.




I'm at the high school level, so most of these titles won't really
apply, but if you're creating a bibliography, these are the titles that
were used heavily here when we lost a student last year:



Be Not Afraid: Overcoming the Fear of Death Chicken Soup for the Teenage
Soul Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul II Coping With Death Dealing With
the Loss of a Loved One

Death: Coping With the Pain

Straight Talk About Death and Dying

The Truth About Death and Dying




Here are some bibliographies from the Nancy Keane website:
<> <> 




Playing Dad's Song












Kate Levesque

Media Specialist


Hall Memorial School

111 River Road

Willington, CT 06279

(860) 429-9391


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