For Children

Resources for Children, ages 3-8

  • The Next Place, written by Warren Hansen
  • The Tenth Good Thing About Barney, written by Judith Viorst
  • The Fall of Freddy the Leaf, written by Leo Buscaglia
  • What is Heaven? Written by Maria Shriver
  • When Dinosaurs Die, written by Laurie Krasny Brown and Marc Brown
  • Maggie Tales: Mommy, Where’s Heaven? – from www.TheMaggieTales.com
  • Something Happened by Cathy Blanchard
  • The Dragonfly Door, written by Clea and John Adams
  • What Does That Mean? Written by Harold Ivan Smith and Joy Johnson
  • What is Death? Written by Etan Boritzer
  • What on Earth Do You Do When Somebody Dies? Written by Trevor Romain
  • I Had A Friend Named Peter, written by Janice Cohn
  • I Know I Made it Happen, written by Lynn Bennett Blackburn
  • I Wonder What You Do on Your First Day in Heaven, written by Phoebe Welsh
  • Lifetimes, written by Bryan Mellonie

Resources for Children, ages 9-12

  • The Next Place, written by Warren Hansen
  • Tear Soup, written by Pat Schweibert and Chuck Deklyer
  • The Dragonfly Secret, written by Clea and John Adams
  • Baseball Forever-Boys Book on Grief, Loss and Healing, written by Margaret Grebin
  • What on Earth Do You Do When Somebody Dies? Written by Trevor Romain
  • How it Feels When a Parent Dies, written by Jill Krementz
  • What Does That Mean? Written by Harold Ivan Smith and Joy Johnson
  • Aarvy Aardvark Finds Hope, written by Donna O’Toole
  • After a Parent’s Suicide, written by Margo Requarth
  • When Someone You Love Completes Suicide, written by Sandra Sexton Jones
  • Sky Memories, written by Pat and Minor Brisson Wendell
  • Upside Down Cake, written by Carol Carrick
  • I Wonder What You Do on Your First Day in Heaven, written by Phoebe Welsh