Recommended Reading

A collection of works to help you HEAL your heart

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No Image Available Balloons for Tiger – Mom’s Choice Award Winner
How can children begin to heal after losing a pet? Balloons for Tiger takes an imaginative look at this tough topic as...
Cat Lovers, Children, Family, Great Gift, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Lori Orlinsky
No Image Available Cat Heaven
A joyous celebration of a cat's journey after a happy life on Earth by Newbery Medalist Cynthia Rylant. "The way...
Cat Lovers, Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Cynthia Rylant
No Image Available Dog Heaven
A comforting and playful exploration of a beloved dog's journey after a happy life on Earth. In Newbery Medalist Cynthia...
Children, Dog Lovers, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Cynthia Rylant
No Image Available I’ll Always Love You
A gentle and moving story about losing a friend, and the importance of always expressing your love. Elfie the dachshund...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Hans Wilhelm
No Image Available Koko’s Kitten
Koko the gorilla uses sign language to talk to her handlers. When she asks for a pet, her handlers search...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school
No Image Available Pet Loss and Children: Helping Your Child Cope with the...
An estimated 90 percent of kids will have a pet at some point during their childhood. The loss of a...
Children, Family, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Erainna Winnett
No Image Available Remembering Blue Fish (Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood)
Daniel Tiger learns how to process the feelings that come with losing someone you love in this thoughtful 8x8 storybook...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Becky Friedman
No Image Available Remembering Oakley
A tool to use children about death using direct language and explanations. This book was written to align with the...
Children, Family, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Carl Schutt
No Image Available Saying Goodbye to Lulu
A young girl and her lovable dog, Lulu, are the best of friends. They play games together, explore their neighborhood,...
Children, Family, Great Gift, Guide, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Corinne Demas
No Image Available Something Very Sad Happened: A Toddler’s Guide to Understanding Death
When a loved one dies, it can be hard to know how to explain it to a young child, particularly...
Children, Family, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Bonnie Zucker
No Image Available The Fall of Freddie the Leaf: A Story of Life...
The Fall of Freddie the Leaf touches children and adults alike, illustrating the delicate balance between life and death. The...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Leo Buscaglia
No Image Available The Forever Dog
No one knows exactly what kind of dog Corky is, but if you ask his owner, Mike, the answer is...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Bill Cochran
No Image Available The Heaven of Animals
With all of my heart, I believe it is true that there is a heaven for animals, too. The heaven...
Children, Family, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school, Religious, Spiritual Nancy Tillman
No Image Available The Invisible Leash: An Invisible String Story About the Loss...
From the author of the picture book phenomenon The Invisible String comes a moving companion title about coping with grief when a...
Children, Illustrated, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Pre-school Patrice Karst
No Image Available When a Pet Dies
In this useful book from the First Experience series, the affable star of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood helps children share feelings of the...
Children, Family, Great Gift, Guide, Pet Loss & Bereavement, Photos, Pre-school Fred Rogers

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