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By Linda Goldman

"Children additionally Grieve" is an ingenious source, totally illustrated with colour images, that gives help and reassurance to teenagers coming to phrases with the lack of a detailed good friend or relative and to adults who're helping them via their bereavement. the combo of narrative and interactive reminiscence publication within the first a part of the booklet, is designed to be learn and labored via by means of young ones. the tale tells of the stories of Henry, the puppy of a relatives whose grandfather has died. in the course of Henry's growth throughout the various levels of bereavement, he learns innovations for dealing with his grief. At quite a few phases of the tale, Goldman offers readers with the chance to proportion their very own reactions to loss via phrases and images, utilizing particular urged questions that motivate the exploration of alternative points of grief. the second one half contains a checklist of helpful vocabulary, to aid young children exhibit their emotions approximately bereavement, a bibliography of different important assets for either teenagers and adults, and a bit that may aid adults to appreciate and reduction youngsters in the course of the grief procedure. This final part additionally explains the technique taken within the tale, information regular responses to bereavement, and discusses worthwhile ways that adults can talk about and proportion grief with young children. This e-book is a useful instrument for bereaved kids and those that take care of them.

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Tell me about your peaceful place. 37 Tashi came over to take me to a friend’s birthday party. I decided not to go. I didn’t want to be around anyone. She said that was ok. This made me feel better. The next week Tashi came back and asked if we could play. This time I said yes. 38 Tashi said it was ok to miss Grandfather and still have fun. We played hide and seek. I stayed very still behind the bushes. 39 We pretended to be statues. That was a fun game. It felt good to laugh again. Grandfather would have laughed too.

Some people say Grandfather is in heaven, others say he is with God. One of my friends told me Grandfather might come back again in another form – maybe as a plant or animal, or as another person. Tashi said Grandfather is buried in the ground and he helps the plants and animals to grow. Grandfather would say life and death are mysteries. There may be more to understanding the world than we can possibly imagine. Where do you think the person you knew is now? 34 Life is different after someone dies.

I learned so much about Grandfather, and it felt good to talk about him. Ling said Grandfather loved to fly kites with him. Suzie said Grandfather told her wonderful stories at bedtime. Yili said Grandfather taught him to fish. I said Grandfather gave me treats. 43 We can share memories in many ways. We can make a memory book. A memory book is a special place to write or draw memories about a person who has died. The second half of this book is blank for you to fill in and use as your own memory book, but if you want to make your own you can write in a blank scrapbook or ask your mom or dad to help you make one.

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