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Death of a Grandparent: Resource List


Books for Children

Ages 3 to 8

  • Animal Crackers by Bridget Marshall Centering Corporation, 1998
  • Annie and the Old One by Miska Miles Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Badger's Parting Gifts by Susan Varley Econo-Clad Books, 1999
  • Bye, Mis' Lela by Dorothy Carter Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1998
  • Nana Upstairs and Nana Downstairs by Tomie dePaola Puffin, 2000
  • Grandad Bill's Song by Jane Yolen Putnam, 1998
  • Grandma, I'll Miss You by Kathryn Slattery Chariot Books, 1993
  • Grandma's Gone to Live in the Stars by Max Haynes Albert Whitman, 2000
  • My Grandma Died: A Child's Story About Death and Loss by Lory Britain Parenting Press, 2003
  • My Grandson Lew by Charlotte Zolotw Harper, 2001
  • Poppy's Chair by Karen Hesse Scholastic, 2000
  • The Grandad Tree by Trish Cooke Candlewick Press, 2000
  • The Hickory Chair by Lisa Fraustino Arthur Levine Books, 2000
  • When Your Grandparent Dies: A Child’s Guide to Good Grief by Victoria Ryan Abbey Press, 2002
  • Where is Grandpa? by T.A. Barron Philomel Books, 2000

Ages 9 to 12

  • Grandfather Hurant Lives Forever by Susanna Pitzer illustrated by Kyra Teis Centering Corporation, 2001
  • Sun & Spoon by Kevin Henkes, 1997

Young Adult

  • After the Rain by Norma Fox Mazer Econo-Clad, 1999

Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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