The Memory Box by Joanna Rowland
From the perspective of a young child, author Joanna Rowland artfully describes what it's like to remember and grieve a loved one who has died. The child in the story wonders if she will forget the person who has gone. Other days I wonder if I'll ever stop feeling sad you are gone.
Dear Daddy by Sara Trotter
Losing someone you love and care about brings up a lot of different emotions for everyone. Those emotions, especially for children, can be overwhelming and are sometimes hard to understand. After his father passes away, a little boy starts writing letters to him, and each letter he writes represents a stage in grief.
Why Do I Feel So Sad? by Tracy Lambert-Prater LPC
This book is an inclusive, age-appropriate, illustrated kid's book designed to help young children understand their own grief. The examples and beautiful illustrations are rooted in real life, exploring the truth of loss and change, while remaining comforting and hopeful.
The Cardinal's Gift: A True Story of Finding Hope in Grief by Carole Heaney
Rachel's daddy died, and she is having a hard time adjusting. When tragedy affects Rachel’s family, she struggles to get out of bed and pay attention at school. But things begin to change when a special bird appears. This is a true story of how a cardinal offered hope to a grieving family struggling to adjust to their loss.
It's OK That You're Not OK by Megan Devine
When a painful loss or life-shattering event upends your world, here is the first thing to know: there is nothing wrong with grief. "Grief is simply love in its most wild and painful form," says Megan Devine. "It is a natural and sane response to loss." This is a book for grieving people, those who love them, and all those seeking to love themselves―and each other―better.