Children’s grief

Resources for Children’s Grief




  • Sam and Finn by Kate Polley  is about twin boys, one of whom dies before birth.
  • The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers is about a little girl who one day realizes her father is gone.
  • My Father’s Kite by Veronica D. Slater is about the experiences of two siblings and the logical sequence of the seasons in an effort to bridge, explore, and validate their emotions associated with the death of their father.
  • Karissa and Felix by Jan Coates is about the death of Karissa’s grandfather and an unlikely friend who delivers a special gift of remembrance.
  • A Kids Grief Journal: This journal is a social-emotional resource that provides writing prompts, strategies, a mood tracker, and emojis to help children control, manage, and monitor their emotions and feelings.
  • Storybook Collection: Puddle Jumper Publishing  (for children 4-10 years old)