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Death & Grief - Helping Children & Young People - Books for people caring for & working with children

Related categories: Children & Young People / Health & Wellbeing /
Related booklists: Working with Children, Death, Dying & Grief, Feelings - Books for Children, Counselling & Therapy with Children, Death, Dying & Grief - Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book The Colors of Grief: Understanding a Child
    The Colors of Grief: Understanding a Child's Journey through Loss from Birth to Adulthood - by Janis A. Di Ciacco

    £15.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843108863 | ISBN 10: 1843108860

    (published June 2008)   Following a life shattering experience, a child enters upon a confusing emotional journey that can be likened to a prism of many colors of dark feelings like sadness and fear, but also warm feelings of love and courage. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grief in Children: A Handbook for Adults by Atle Dyregrov
    Grief in Children: A Handbook for Adults - by Atle Dyregrov

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843106128 | ISBN 10: 1843106124

    This fully updated second edition of Grief in Children explains children's understanding of death at different ages and gives a detailed outline of exactly how the adults around them can best help them cope. Whether a child experiences the death o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Grief in Young Children: A Handbook For Adults by Atle Dyregrov
    Grief in Young Children: A Handbook For Adults - by Atle Dyregrov

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843106500 | ISBN 10: 1843106507

    It is a common misconception that preschool children are not capable of experiencing grief in the same way that older children do. Grief in Young Children challenges this assumption, demonstrating that although young children may not express grief in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Overcoming Loss: Activities & Stories to Help Transform Children
    Overcoming Loss: Activities & Stories to Help Transform Children's Grief & Loss - by Julia Sorensen

    £19.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843106463 | ISBN 10: 1843106469

    (published June 2008)   Overcoming Loss is a photocopiable resource that addresses childrens' feeling of loss, which can arise from changing communities, schools, moving house, divorce or the death of a parent or grandparent. Children are limi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Helping Children Cope with Grief by Rosemary Wells
    Helping Children Cope with Grief - by Rosemary Wells

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781847090225 | ISBN 10: 1847090222

    Every day many children lose someone close to them - a parent or grandparent, brother or sister. Nothing can take away the pain of loss, but there is a great deal that a caring adult can do to avoid the long-term distress which can be caused by hidde ... more

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  • Cover image of book Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent by Suzanne Sjqvist (editor)
    Still Here with Me: Teenagers and Children on Losing a Parent - by Suzanne Sjqvist (editor)

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843105015 | ISBN 10: 1843105012

    This book is a moving and thoughtful anthology of the experiences of thirty children and teenagers who have lost a parent.   In their own words, children and young people of a variety of ages talk openly and honestly about losing their mother ... more

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  • Cover image of book Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying by Mary Turner
    Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying - by Mary Turner

    £19.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843104414 | ISBN 10: 1843104415

    Talking with Children and Young People about Death and Dying is a popular resource designed to help adults talk to bereaved children and young people. Mary Turner explains the various aspects and stages of bereavement and offers useful insights into ... more

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  • Cover image of book When a Family Pet Dies: A Guide to Dealing with Children
    When a Family Pet Dies: A Guide to Dealing with Children's Loss - by JoAnn Tuzeo-Jarolmen

    £12.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843108368 | ISBN 10: 1843108364

    Pets are often felt to be one of the family and a companion for children when they are growing up an individual who is loved in life and greatly missed in death. When a pet dies, it can have a huge impact on children, and it is important that par ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lost for Words: Loss and Bereavement Awareness Training by John Holland et al
    Lost for Words: Loss and Bereavement Awareness Training - by John Holland et al

    £29.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843103240 | ISBN 10: 1843103249

    Lost for Words is an innovative 'loss awareness' training package designed for teach-ers and carers supporting children who are experiencing bereavement, be it through death or any other kind of loss.   Developed from collaborative multi-agenc ... more

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  • Cover image of book Without You - Children and Young People Growing Up with Loss and its Effects by Tamar Granot
    Without You - Children and Young People Growing Up with Loss and its Effects - by Tamar Granot

    £19.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843102977 | ISBN 10: 1843102978

    Adults often believe that children are quick to overcome and forget loss, but there is evidence that children are affected by the memory and impact of loss throughout their lives, and especially during the years that they grow-up. In this sympathetic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Someone Very Important Has Just Died: Caring for Children of All Ages at the Time of  Bereavement by Mary Turner
    Someone Very Important Has Just Died: Caring for Children of All Ages at the Time of Bereavement - by Mary Turner

    £12.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843102953 | ISBN 10: 1843102951

    When a family member or close friend dies, it can be difficult to know how best to help the children and teenagers involved. Someone Very Important Has Just Died is a practical book written for those caring for children and teenagers suffering a clos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Waterbugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children by Doris Stickney
    Waterbugs and Dragonflies: Explaining Death to Young Children - by Doris Stickney

    £5.99   hardback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780826464583 | ISBN 10: 0826464580

    How can we answer the many questions young children have about death? Looking for a meaningful way to explain to neighbourhood children the death of a five year old friend, Doris Stickney adapted the graceful fable about the waterbug that changed int ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breaking the Silence: A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief by Linda Goldman
    Breaking the Silence: A Guide to Helping Children with Complicated Grief - by Linda Goldman

    £28.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781583913123 | ISBN 10: 1583913122

    Including grief connected to suicide, homicide, AIDS, violence and abuse. The second edition of this bestselling book is designed for mental health professionals, educators, and the parent/caregiver, this book provides specific ideas and techni ... more

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  • Cover image of book Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies by J. William Worden
    Children and Grief: When a Parent Dies - by J. William Worden

    £23.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781572307469 | ISBN 10: 1572307463

    Drawing upon extensive interviews and assessments of school-age children who have lost a parent to death, this book offers a richly textured portrait of the mourning process in children. The volume presents major findings from the Harvard Child Berea ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Teacher
    A Teacher's Handbook of Death - by Maggie Jackson and Jim Colwell

    £17.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781843100157 | ISBN 10: 1843100150

    Teachers are increasingly called upon to discuss and explain death and dying to children in the classroom. This book provides them with methods to facilitate open discussions of death and to find suitable ways of talking with children about what happ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Helping Children to Manage Loss: Positive Strategies for Renewal & Growth by Brenda Mallon
    Helping Children to Manage Loss: Positive Strategies for Renewal & Growth - by Brenda Mallon

    £19.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781853026058 | ISBN 10: 1853026050

    Children experience loss in many ways: in the loss of a parent through death or divorce, through illness or disability, in failure and bullying, and in the host of hurts that are inherent in being alive. Helping Children to Manage Loss: Positive S ... more

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  • Cover image of book Good Grief 1: Exploring Feelings, Loss and Death with Under Elevens by Barbara Ward
    Good Grief 1: Exploring Feelings, Loss and Death with Under Elevens - by Barbara Ward

    £35.00   paperback   (1995) - ISBN 13: 9781853023248 | ISBN 10: 1853023248

    "These books not only provide excellent ideas and guidance for helping grieving people, they also illustrate the huge diversity of human experiences which can be put under the heading of loss... I was so impressed by these books that I felt it was a ... more

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