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Death

I Remember Miss Perry

I Remember Miss Perry

When his teacher, Miss Perry, is killed in a car accident, Stevie and his elementary school classmates take turns sharing memories of her, especially her fondest wish for each day.

Grandma's Gloves

Grandma's Gloves

When her grandmother, a devoted gardener, dies, a little girl inherits her gardening gloves and feels closer to her memory.

Up in Heaven

Up in Heaven

Daisey, the dog, becomes old and dies, but she appears in dreams to Arthur to help him accept her death.

Missing Mommy

Missing Mommy

Daddy comforts and reassures a very young boy after Mommy dies.

Goodbye Mousie

Goodbye Mousie

A boy grieves for his dead pet Mousie, helps to bury him, and begins to come to terms with his loss.

Grandma's Gone to Live in the Stars

Grandma's Gone to Live in the Stars

In the moments after grandmother has passed away, her spirit is at peace as she says goodbye to her sleeping family and her home.

Remembering Crystal

Remembering Crystal

Zelda is a young duck that lives in the garden. Her friend Crystal is a turtle who is growing old. The two do many things together. One day Crystal is not in the garden. But friendship never dies.

The Scar

The Scar

When his mother dies, a little boy is angry at his loss but does everything he can to hold onto the memory of her scent, her voice, and the special things she did for him, even as he tries to help his father and grandmother cope.

Flamingo Dream

Flamingo Dream

Grieving over her father's death from cancer, a young girl celebrates their last year together by making a book that includes mementos and a story.

Thank You, Grandpa

Thank You, Grandpa

On her many walks with her grandfather, a young girl learns to appreciate life and deal with death.

A Story for Hippo

A Story for Hippo

Hippo and Monkey are best, best, best friends and when the wise old Hippo dies, Monkey is very sad until Chameleon helps him remember the stories he and Hippo shared.

The Purple Balloon

The Purple Balloon

Easy-to-read text reveals that dying is hard work, for the old and especially the young, and how good it is that so many people help when a person dies, from medical staff to clergy and friends to family members.

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

The Tenth Good Thing About Barney

In an attempt to overcome his grief, a boy tries to think of the ten best things about his dead cat.

Sammy in the Sky

Sammy in the Sky

A little girl tells about her special pet, Sammy, "the best hound dog in the whole world," and how, after he becomes sick and dies, she comes to know the truth of her mother's words, that Sammy's spirit is everywhere.

Sweet, Sweet Memory

Sweet, Sweet Memory

A child and her grandmother feel sad when Grandpa dies, but as time passes, funny memories of him make them laugh and feel better.