Resources for Children


Lifetimes: A Beautiful Way to Explain Death to Children by Bryan Mellonie

Muddles, Puddles and Sunshine: Your Activity Book to Help When Someone Has Died by Winston’s Wish

Tear Soup: A Recipe for Healing After Loss by Pat Schweibert and Chuck DeKlyen

The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers

The Secret C: Straight Talking about Cancer by Julie A. Stokes (Recommended for 7-10 yrs)

When Dinosaurs Die: A Guide to Understanding Death by Laurie Brown and Marc Brown

When Someone Has a Very Serious Illness: Children Can Learn to Cope with Loss and Change by Marge Heegaard

Online Resources


Kids Help Phone: 1-800-668-6868

Sesame Workshop’s When Families Grieve