Children's Literature
Books about Death

Helping Children Cope & Introducing them to the Concept of Death

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Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs
Tough Boris
The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

Death of an animal
I'll See You in My Dreams

Death of an Uncle

The Two of Them
Badger's Parting Gifts
Everett Anderson's Goodbye (Reading Rainbow)
Sad Isn't Bad: A Good-Grief Guidebook for Kids Dealing With Loss
Help Me Say Goodbye: Activities for Helping Kids Cope When a Special Person Dies
Daddy's Promise

Death of a Father

Knots on a Counting Rope
What Happens When We Die? (Children's Bible Basics)
After the Funeral
'I Wish I Could Hold Your Hand--': A Child's Guide to Grief and Loss
Gentle Willow: A Story for Children About Dying
Remember Rafferty: A Book About the Death of a Pet for Children of All Ages
Saying Goodbye to Daddy
When Children Grieve : For Adults to Help Children Deal With Death, Divorce, Pet Loss, Moving, and Other Losses