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Wilcox, Merrie-Ellen

Summary: "This nonfiction book for middle-grade readers examines the history, beliefs and customs surrounding death in cultures around the world."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orca Book Publishers 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.9 WIL

Gootman, Marilyn E.

Summary: "The death of a friend is a wrenching event for anyone at any age and can spark feelings that range from sadness to guilt to anxiety. Teenagers especially need help coping with grief and loss. This sensitive book answers questions grieving teens often have, like "How should I be acting?" "How long will this last?" and "What if I can't handle my grief on my own?" The book also addresses the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155.9 GOO

Bragg, Georgia.

Summary: A look at the deaths of several famous people throughout history and the circumstances surrounding those deaths.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker & Co. 2011

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 920 BRA

Higginbotham, Anastasia

Summary: "This exploration of grief and mourning recognizes the anger and confusion that a child feels around death while offering possibilities for celebrating life and love. This is the second book in the series, Ordinary Terrible Things, following the first installation, Divorce is the Worst"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Feminist Press at City University of New York 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.9 HIG

McAneney, Caitlin

Summary: "The death of a loved one is a heartbreaking event in a child's life. This book will guide readers through the feelings and questions they might have after such a loss and identify what grief is and how it is different for each person. Readers are encouraged to accept their feelings and talk them out with the people in their support system."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 152.4 MCA

Rogers, Fred.

Summary: Explores the feelings of frustration, sadness, and loneliness that a youngster may feel when a pet dies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Putnam 1988

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.937 ROG

Shofner, Melissa Raé

Summary: "The death of a parent isn't easy for a person of any age. Children, who do not yet fully understand death, may have an exceptionally hard time when their parent passes away. This book touches on many of the emotions that a child might feel during this difficult time--including grief, guilt, and fear--and offers advice on how to talk about these feelings. Some of the changes that may occur in a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155 SHO

Loewen, Nancy

Summary: "When a pet dies, it can feel like you lost your best friend. What do you do? Whether you had a guinea pig, dog, cat, or fish, this story can help you through the tough times."--from cover, p. [4]

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2012

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Feder, Tyler

Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: YA 362.17 FED

Mundy, Michaelene.

Summary: Teaches children fourteen reassuring lessons about grief, explaining, for example, that crying and mixed-up feelings are okay, and features illustrations of a young elf going through the same process as the young reader.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: One Caring Place, Abbey Press 1998

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo 105.5 Mundy 1998

Coerr, Eleanor.

Summary: Hospitalized with the dreaded atom bomb disease, leukemia, a child in Hiroshima races against time to fold one thousand paper cranes to verify the legend that by doing so a sick person will become healthy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin 1999

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Yolen, Jane.

Summary: When Sally and her brother spot a beached whale on their way home from school in Maine, the town races to save the whale. Meanwhile, Sally sits close to the whale's eye and assures the stranded creature of its strength and beauty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Yolen 2015

Zucker, Bonnie

Summary: Intended to be read to two- and three-year-old children to help them understand death and process the loss of a loved one. The 22-page text has a simple, reassuring text that can be personalized by the adult reader. Zucker includes an introduction of "How to use this book", and a five-page "Note to parent and caregivers" and provides more detail and suggestions for helping children cope with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press 2016

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Cunningham, Kevin

Summary: A history of the plague which caused one of the most catastrophic losses of life in history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Co. 2011

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Edwards, Roberta

Summary: While the coronavirus COVID-19 changed the world in 2020, it still isn't the largest and deadliest pandemic in history. That title is held by the Plague.--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2021

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 WHA

Messner, Kate

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: "With a mix of sidebars, illustrations, photos, and graphic panels, this book uncovers the hidden truths about history's pandemics, from the Black Death to COVID-19"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Children's Books 2021

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McCormack, Will

Summary: Unimaginable loss yields to the power of human connection in this simple, moving story from the filmmakers of the eponymous Oscar-winning film. An elegy on grief. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated short by the same name, If Anything Happens I Love You is a young adult graphic novel that follows two parents as they reckon with the loss of their young daughter, Rose, in a school...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Andrews McMeel Publishing 2022

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 MCC

Hopkinson, Deborah

Summary: "The deadly outbreak of plague known as the Great Mortality, which struck Europe in the mid 1300s and raged for four centuries, wiped out more than 25 million people in the course of just two years. With its vicious onslaught, life changed for millions ofpeople almost instantaneously. Deadly pandemics have always been a part of life, from the Great Mortality of the Middle Ages, to the Spanish...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 614.5 HOP

Kelsey, Elin

Summary: "This book explores the death of a loved one through the parallel experiences of other species of animals, similar to Elin's treatment of nature in You Are Stardust and problem-solving in Wild Ideas. As with Elin's previous picture books, A Last Goodbye will combine simple, poetic text with a "big idea"--in this case, the idea that death is a natural part of our lives and that many species...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Owlkids Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.9 KEL

Summary: Losing a loved one is devastating at any age, but it can be especially trying for those going through the changes that adolescence brings. These engrossing stories offer first-person narratives of young adults coping with the death of someone close to them. As these teens work through their grief, they find strength within themselves while they struggle to move on from these tragedies. One teen...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rosen YA 2018

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 155 TEE

Raij, Emily

Summary: "Describes reports of ghostly encounters with some of the world's deceased celebrities and entertainers"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: an imprint of Capstone Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 133.1 RAI

Thornhill, Jan.

Summary: Explores the cycle of life and death, and how the process is necessary in nature, while also commenting on how death effects people personally, and the skills they use to cope with such a trauma when it occurs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Maple Tree Press 2006

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Social Emo 306.9 Thornhill 2006

Thomas, Pat

Summary: This reassuring picture book explores the difficult issue of death for young children. Children's feelings and questions about this sensitive subject are looked at in a simple but realistic way. This book helps them to understand their loss and to come to terms with their feelings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barron's Educational Series 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 155.937 THO

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE Social Emo Thomas 2001

Mellonie, Bryan.

Summary: Explains that different plants and animals have different lifespans and grow up at different rates

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1983

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.9 MEL

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