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Discusses basic characteristics of children's understanding of death and reactions to loss and suggests ways of responding to children's concerns. Looks at children up to 6 years, 6-10 years, adolescent and at individual's differences. Includes questionnaires and check lists
Six year old Becky has many adjustments to make and new feelings to deal with when her mother is diagnosed with cancer.
About a boy’s relationship with his grandmother and great grandmother which teaches him about death.
This book is based on an online dialogue created by Marc N. Weiss and Ruth Peltason and hosted by Web Lab (verso of title page).
Table of Contents: ; Introduction ; Here to help ; Your child - the initial diagnosis ; Your child - coping with change ; Parents - coming to terms with your feelings ; Siblings - helping them cope too ; Communicating with your extended family and friends ; The new normal ; More information
What is death? Where do we go when we die? What happens to our bodies? These are some the many questions children may have when a loved one dies. The Big D helps parents talk about death and offers answers to help families through this difficult time. - Cover
Guidelines for parents and other adults, plus annotated resources (printed materials, audiovisuals, and organizations).
Outlines how pre-school, older children and adolescents grieve and how to assist them through the process.
Includes principles for helping children; a passage to be read with a child; guidelines for responding to questions that might arise from the read-along section; and a list of resources.
Suitable for ages 10 and up.
"Jon loves his life in the North. But when he feels a pain that won't go away, he must go to a children's hospital in the south to find out what is wrong. A doctor there tells Jon he has cancer and will have to stay at the hospital for a while. Suddenly Jon's life is upside down! But with a handful…
"This book is designed for children, aged 5 - 9 who have a family member with cancer. It was designed as a place for them to learn about cancer and ways of coping when cancer comes to the family."
Cancer and children ; Types of cancer, Part I: Leukemia ; Types of cancer, Part II: Lymphoma ; Types of cancer, Part III: Brain tumors, neuroblastoma, and kidney tumors ; Types of cancer, Part IV: Bone tumors and muscle tumors ; Types of cancer, Part V: Rare pediatric cancer diagnoses ; Telling a c…
Table of contents: ; 1. Introduction -- 2. Children and Gender Development -- 3. Challenges and Joys in Adolescence -- 4. Parent Journeys Through Cisgenderism -- 5. Siblings, Grandparents, and Animal Companions -- 6. Conclusion
This book is for children ages 6-12 who are grieving the death of someone they love. The basic message of the book is that children need to mourn --that is, to express their grief outside themselves-- if they are to heal. Please read through this book before giving it to a child so you'll be able t…
A listen-to / read-along book for children
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