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CS Grief and Loss for Kids: Home

Books & Resources for Children & Families

We have curated a selection of books, websites, and videos about death and grief. All of the books are owned by the Ridgefield Library or are available for download.

This page will be updated with more resources, so check back regularly.

 

 

Print Picture Book

Print Picture Book

Print Picture Book

Picture Ebook

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Print Fiction

Fiction Ebook

Print Fiction

Fiction Ebook

Print Fiction

Print Fiction

 

 

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Print Nonfiction

Nonfiction Ebook

Print Picture Book

Print Nonfiction

Print Picture Book

Print Picture Book

 

 

 

Sesame Street Grief Toolkit

Videos and printable activities for young children

The Dougy Center Toolkit

Writing-based activities for grieving children

COVE- Suggested Reading List

Reading list organized by suggested age level, compiled by the Cove Center for Grieving Children

National Alliance for Grieving Children

Nonprofit organization that raises awareness about the needs of children and teens who are grieving a death and provides education and resources for anyone who supports them

Helping Your Child Deal With Death

Article with simple guidelines for parents and caregivers

After a Loved One Dies-- How Children Grieve, And How Parents and Other Adults Can Support Them

Detailed booklet published by the American Academy of Pediatrics

TEDx Talk: No Child Should Ever Grieve Alone

Talk on rethinking how children’s grief is addressed, and how to create a supportive environment which emphasizes the holistic needs of bereaved families

Be Honest And Concrete: Tips For Talking To Kids About Death

Episode from NPR's Life Kit podcast, originally published on April 26, 2019.